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China: c-c-changes

This article on unintended consequences of China's President's Xi Jinping's drive to purge the China's Communist Party of corruption is likely to go unnoticed by most. Which is a shame,... »

Cyber espionage - the Chinese way

We reviewed the Chinese intelligence community structure, the way they collect data and, as a result of the first two, also tackled the monolith myth of China in order to... »

China: The monolith myth

Diversity that is China China is always seen by the West as a big, monolithic country. That nothing could be further from the truth does not shake that popular wisdom,... »

The Chinese way of collecting data

Just like the Russian intelligence services make a great deal of using traditional tradecraft and Western agencies prefer clear-cut approach which leaves no doubt in the asset's mind who they... »

Intelligence Chinese style (part 1)

Too often we hear about the "Chinese threat" which generally makes Chinese army and polity seem like a monolithic structure: to the (uninformed) outsiders, the journalists covering the issue, and... »

China's Crackdown on Cyber Activism

To argue that one case led to the abolishment of either system is as simplistic as it is to argue that online activism is capable of having influence without corresponding... »

Cyberwar? Bah humbug.

Another poll, another breathless doom and gloom prognostication. This time cyberwar is seen as top threat facing US: Cyberwarfare is the most serious threat facing the United States, according to... »

China and becoming a world power

In every country, internal interests come first. With more time on the world stage, China’s leaders may learn to do what their American, British, French, and other counterparts also... »

Soft power and why China doesn't have it

Soft power becomes powerful when people imagine themselves transformed, improved, by adopting a new style. Koreans and Armenians imagine they will be freer or more successful if they become Americans... »