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.

Regulating Beneficial Ownership for National Security

Key Point Beneficial ownership reform offers a historic opportunity—if strongly implemented—to build resilience against what has become a leading national security threat: malign actors funded by and weaponizing the proceeds of kleptocracy to harm t [...]

By |2021-05-05T15:51:32-04:00April 29, 2021|

Hamilton Toplines: April 19-25, 2021

Russia’s coronavirus vaccine coverage last week featured, as per usual, positive news about Sputnik V—such as Argentina starting local production of Sputnik V, the arrival of Sputnik in Venezuela, and reports of the vaccine’s overall efficacy—and ne [...]

By |2021-04-27T16:43:07-04:00April 27, 2021|

Hamilton Toplines: April 12-18, 2021

Russian state media and diplomats predictably denounced last week’s new U.S. sanctions on the country, which the Russian Foreign Ministry characterized as an “attack.” They also criticized the rationale behind the sanctions, blamed the United States [...]

By |2021-04-20T14:56:27-04:00April 20, 2021|

Hamilton Toplines: April 5-11, 2021

Amid heightened tensions in eastern Ukraine, Russian state media and diplomats last week reupped their usual narratives about the conflict: blaming Ukraine for the situation, suggesting that Russia poses no threat (but hinting that Russia could inte [...]

By |2021-04-13T14:13:56-04:00April 13, 2021|

Hamilton Toplines: March 29-April 4, 2021

Last week, Russian state media—and in one instance the Russian Foreign Ministry—continued to hammer the United States over the migrant crisis at the southern border, characterizing the situation as a humanitarian disaster and highlighting reports of [...]

By |2021-04-06T13:55:55-04:00April 6, 2021|

Hamilton Toplines: March 22-28, 2021

Russian state media last week hammered the United States over its response to the migrant crisis at the southern border, suggesting that the Biden administration is intentionally downplaying and concealing the poor conditions. State media amplified [...]

By |2021-03-30T15:28:34-04:00March 30, 2021|
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