The Defense Department is making public for the first time a list of Chinese companies that are operating in the U.S. and are tied to the Chinese military. The list, obtained by Axios, includes Huawei, Hangzhou Hikvision, China Railway Construction Corporation, and China Telecommunications Corporation.
A brief summary of China's disinfo efforts followed by a Q&A convo that dives into global blowback against China, implications for #Huawei, and US policy responses.
AFPC Fellow for for Indo-Pacific Studies Michael Sobolik discusses four stages of China's coronavirus propaganda (damage control, deflect blame, charm offensive, economic coercion) and the subsequent implications for U.S. foreign policy, with AFPC Director for External Relations Annie Swingen.
The Uyghurs of Xinjiang constitute one of the oldest Turkic peoples and the first to be urbanized and to develop a written language and rich intellectual life. As such they are, in a historic and cultural sense, part of Central Asia. How has the ongoing crisis in Xinjiang affected Uyghurs, the Central Asian countries, and how have Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan responded?