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: November 8–14, 2021

Russia Last week, Russian diplomats and state media put forward a massive amount of commentary on the migrant crisis taking place on the Belarusian-Polish border. Six of the top ten most frequently used phrases by Russian accounts tracked on Hamilto [...]

By |2021-11-16T13:11:16-05:00November 16, 2021|

Zack Cooper in Washington Examiner: How to Tame China

The various shortages caused by problems with the global supply chain have provided the latest boost in momentum for an increasingly popular idea in Washington: making the American economy less dependent on China. What policymakers refer to as “sele [...]

By |2021-11-23T15:54:38-05:00November 11, 2021|

Hamilton Toplines: November 1–November 7, 2021

Russia Russian officials and state media continued their messaging push around the United Nation’s Climate Change Conference, making the meeting’s abbreviation, COP26, the most used hashtag last week by Moscow-linked accounts monitored on Hamilton 2 [...]

By |2021-11-09T14:05:27-05:00November 9, 2021|

Hamilton Toplines: October 25–31, 2021

Russia Last week, Russian diplomats and state-funded media provided updates on the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Rome. Russian President Vladimir Putin did not attend the meeting but delivered a video address that criticized unnamed G20 members for al [...]

By |2021-11-04T09:18:30-04:00November 2, 2021|

Hamilton Toplines: October 18–24, 2021

Russia Last week, Russian diplomats and state-funded media disparaged NATO to justify the Kremlin’s move to suspend its permanent mission to the alliance. Moscow’s decision followed NATO’s expulsion of eight members of the Russian mission for allege [...]

By |2021-10-27T09:33:06-04:00October 26, 2021|

Hamilton Toplines: October 11–17, 2021

Russia Last week, Russian officials and state-funded media continued to push back on accusations that the Kremlin abused its dominance in the European energy market to cause the continent’s gas shortage. Moscow-linked outlets amplified President Vla [...]

By |2021-10-20T09:30:09-04:00October 19, 2021|

Hamilton Toplines: October 4–10, 2021

Russia Last week, Russian officials and state media focused on the surging gas prices in Europe, which some EU politicians have said stems from Russia manipulating the gas market to speed up the launch of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. State-backed out [...]

By |2021-10-12T15:44:35-04:00October 12, 2021|

Hamilton Toplines: September 27–October 3, 2021

Russia Last week, Russian officials and state media were outraged by YouTube’s decision to take down RT’s German-language channels for violating the platform’s coronavirus misinformation policy. The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs called YouTube [...]

By |2021-10-05T14:54:06-04:00October 5, 2021|
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