Category: China

Syrian protesters burn Iranian, Russian and Chinese flags

Here’s something you don’t see every day: Protesters burning the flags of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Soviet Union Russia, and Communist China. Syrian protesters know who’s propping up their murderous regime, as we can see from this video posted May 20.

VOA to kill broadcasts to most restive parts of PRC

As the Chinese regime steps up the sophistication and tempo of its international propaganda operations, the United States government is curtailing a mainstay of providing unfiltered news and information to the most restive large areas under one-party control. The Voice of America (VOA) has announced plans to terminate its shortwave broadcasts into rural China and Tibet, citing cost-cutting measures and...

Political warfare in Sub-Saharan Africa: Army monograph looks at US capabilities & Chinese operations

A summary of a monograph by Donovan Chau, reprinted from the US Army War College Strategic Studies Institute. Today, as in the past, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) exerts influence on the African continent. Unlike the United States, which also attempts to sway African nations and people, the PRC uses an instrument of grand strategy called political warfare as...

China waging political warfare against its neighbors

by J Michael Waller, adapted from article in Insight magazine, May 26, 2003 Might the People’s Republic of China (PRC) be waging covert political operations to weaken Asian and Pacific governments’ support for their security relationships with the United States? U.S. intelligence officials tell me they have detected no Soviet-style “active-measures” campaign. However, Chinese tradecraft depends more on financial co-option of business and...

China’s PLA revives the art of war

by J. Michael Waller Insight magazine, 28 February 2000 Should U.S. financiers whose trading adversely affects Chinese “red-chip” companies be assassinated? China’s People’s Liberation Army, or PLA, is discussing the concept. Should Beijing covertly fund political-influence operations in the United States? A new PLA book openly asks the question. Facing a potentially huge nuclear-weapons buildup as well as an even bigger...

China cashes in on US capital markets

by J Michael Waller Insight magazine, 24 January 2000 Is your individual retirement account bankrolling Communist China’s nuclear-weapons program? Is that promising oil stock in your portfolio financing a war of extermination against Christians halfway around the world? Could your pension fund be weakened because it holds shares in companies about to be slapped with sanctions for investing in terrorist regimes?...