China’s Increasingly Aggressive Tactics for Foreign Disinformation Campaigns
By Sarah Cook
Recent investigations and takedowns show more sophistication – and a greater willingness to intrude on domestic politics in target countries.
Australian Senate Committee Recommends Government Ban on TikTok be Extended to WeChat
By Rod McGuirk
The committee found that China and other authoritarian regimes continue to pose an unacceptable risk to democracies through targeted online disinformation campaigns.
China, Russia Target Western Financial System With Propaganda and Disinformation
By Kyle Walter and Hamsini Hariharan
As multipolar ambitions persist, the Western financial system has become a prime target of both Chinese and Russian disinformation campaigns.
How a CCP Propaganda Campaign Targeted the Dalai Lama
By Magnus Fiskesjö
The latest smear campaign succeeded beyond China’s wildest dreams by playing into Western ignorance about Tibetan culture – and self-righteous “cancel culture” on social media.
China’s Weapon of Choice in Taiwan
By Chihwei Yu
While military operations spark the most attention, China prefers an easier path: spreading disinformation and fake news in Taiwan.
Deepfakes and Disinformation Pose a Growing Threat in Asia
By Dymples Leong
The growing commercialization of deepfakes will bring new challenges to the Asia-Pacific’s information space.
China’s Censors Could Shape the Future of AI-Generated Content
By Sarah Cook
When the Chinese regime’s information controls intersect with artificial intelligence, they can distort the global information landscape.
Taiwan Intelligence Chief Pictures Reignite Debate Over Chinese Disinformation Ops
By Brian Hioe
A scandal involving the director-general of Taiwan’s National Security Bureau has raised concerns about Chinese disinformation, particularly as amplified by domestic media outlets.
China’s Changing Disinformation and Propaganda Targeting Taiwan
By Kenddrick Chan and Mariah Thornton
Since early August, evidence has emerged of a new type of CCP influence operation that sharply diverges away from traditional messaging and tactics.
Ukraine Disinformation Fight Sounds Warning Bells for Taiwan
By James Baron
Short of a drastic overhaul, Tsai Ing-wen’s administration must gain a firmer understanding of vulnerabilities in the domestic information environment.
The US Should Ban China’s State Media From Social Platforms
By David L. Sloss
U.S. companies – including Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter – are subsidizing Chinese and Russian information warfare by providing free electronic amplification services.
China’s Latest Disinformation Campaign Against Taiwan Backfires Amid the Russia-Ukraine War
By Lin Pu, Ping-yu Lin, Andrew Devine, and Po-hung Chen
The usual Chinese propaganda about effective protection of overseas citizens has led to an unexpected public backlash in the wake of a sluggish evacuation mission in Ukraine.