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Friends and Enemies: Making Sense of the CCP’s Overseas Political Interference

What are the ways in which the Chinese Communist Party seeks to protect its interests outside China’s borders?

Ankit Panda
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Friends and Enemies: Making Sense of the CCP’s Overseas Political Interference
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The Diplomat’s Asia Geopolitics podcast host Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) speaks to Matt Schrader, a a China Analyst with the Alliance for Securing Democracy at the German Marshall Fund, about the Chinese Communist Party’s overseas influence operations and political interference. The discussion covers the tactics favored by the CCP overseas and the implications of influence operations for liberal democracies. Schrader is the author of a recent report on the topic, Friends and Enemies: A Framework for Understanding Chinese Political Interference in Democratic Countries.

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