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Article: China’s ‘Three Warfares’ in Perspective

Article: China’s ‘Three Warfares’ in Perspective I wrote another piece for War on the Rocks appearing January 30, 2018. The article places the People’s Liberation Army’s approach to information/influence operations in the context of the Chinese Communist Party. Western analysts, especially those focused on the PLA, need to focus more on understanding the Party. To …

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Article: Contrasting China’s and Russia’s Influence Operations

Article: Contrasting China’s and Russia’s Influence Operations I wrote another piece for War on the Rocks appearing January 16, 2018. The article presents my reflections on the differences between China’s and Russia’s influence operations. In a series of talks and conference calls, I was asked repeatedly about the differences in their approaches. I finally sat …

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Article: Laws on Foreign Influence Just the Beginning in Fight against Chinese Coercion

Article: Laws on Foreign Influence Just the Beginning in the Fight against Chinese Coercion During a whirlwind trip to Australia, I wrote an op-ed for the Sydney Morning Herald on the importance of Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull’s counter-interference legislation. The laws strengthen Australia’s democratic institutions, but are only the beginning. As I wrote, “The challenge …

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