As part of NSI’s ongoing series, “A Spotlight on China’s Global Repression,” NSI is excited to host a discussion examining how China uses digital tools, such as social media platforms like WeChat and TikTok and its social credit system, to further the Chinese Communist Party’s repressive goals. Experts will outline the dangers these tactics pose inside and outside China and how the U.S. can counter these global threats.


  • Geoffrey Cain, NSI Fellow, Senior Fellow, Lincoln Network
  • Lindsay Gorman, Senior Fellow, Emerging Technologies, Alliance for Securing Democracy,  German Marshall Fund
  • Yaqiu Wang, Senior China Researcher, Human Rights Watch
  • Suzanne Wilson Heckenberg, NSI Advisory Board member, President of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (moderator)