The Chinese Communist Party is increasingly adapting its domestic coercive tactics to influence and interfere in foreign democratic countries. Find ASD’s work on the tools China uses—ranging from the weaponization of its economy to Beijing’s attempts to control global and domestic narratives—to interfere in democracies on this page.

Hamilton Toplines: June 7-13, 2021

A notable narrative in Russian state media coverage of (and limited diplomatic reactions to) the G7 summit and related meetings was that the G7 is outdated, pointless, hypocritical, or exclusive, especially for not including China. State media also [...]

By |2021-06-15T13:33:53-04:00June 15, 2021|

Hamilton Toplines: May 31-June 6, 2021

Last week, Russian state media provided substantial coverage of controversies surrounding the release of Dr. Anthony Fauci’s emails and renewed U.S. interest in investigating the origins of the coronavirus. State media amplified domestic criticisms [...]

By |2021-06-08T12:24:43-04:00June 8, 2021|

Hamilton Toplines: May 24-30, 2021

After Belarusian authorities forced a Ryanair plane to land in Minsk on May 23 and arrested opposition journalist Roman Protasevich, who was a passenger on the flight, Russian state media and diplomats strongly criticized Western responses to the in [...]

By |2021-06-02T09:13:01-04:00June 1, 2021|

Hamilton Toplines: May 17-23, 2021

Last week, Russian state media continued to highlight incidents of police brutality during the protests in Colombia and related human rights concerns, though the volume of such content continued to taper off from its peak the first week of May. (On [...]

By |2021-05-25T16:32:24-04:00May 25, 2021|

Hamilton Toplines: May 10-16, 2021

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict was a major story for Russian state media last week, with #Palestine the most frequently used topical hashtag by Russia’s Twitter accounts tracked on Hamilton, and Israel tied with Russia for the most-mentioned count [...]

By |2021-05-18T14:55:02-04:00May 18, 2021|

Hamilton Toplines: May 3-9, 2021

Russian state media predictably used the Facebook Oversight Board’s ruling to uphold the company’s previous decision to ban former President Trump from the platform to advance its usual Big Tech censorship narrative and amplify Trump’s anti-Big Tech [...]

By |2021-05-11T16:19:21-04:00May 11, 2021|
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