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Chinese Influence Operations in the U.S.: Shedding Some Light on All the Heat

Concern about the impact of Chinese Communist Party United Front work, investment, espionage, and market power on American higher education, film, technology, and other industries has emerged as a new factor in bilateral relations. Despite the legitimate and serious issues raised under this banner, the “influence” issue is often poorly defined, exaggerated, and abused. Please join us for a critical examination of CCP influence — and the influence discourse — in the United States.

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May. 9, 2018
10:00am – 11:00am
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Chinese Influence Operations in the U.S.: Shedding Some Light on All the Heat

In 2017, prior to the White House's declaration that China was a “horrible danger” to American interests, economic well-being, and values, U.S. China-watchers had become increasingly alarmed about Chinese political influence on American institutions and communities. Concern about the impact of Chinese Communist Party United Front work, investment, espionage, and market power on American higher education, film, technology, and other industries has grown since and has emerged as a new factor in bilateral relations. Despite the legitimate and serious issues raised under this banner, the “influence” issue is often poorly defined, exaggerated, and abused. In China itself, American worries about the corrosive stateside influence of the CCP are little-discussed.

Please join us for a critical examination of CCP influence — and the influence discourse — in the United States.


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Kissinger Institute on China and the United States

The mission of Kissinger Institute on China and the United States is to ensure that informed engagement remains the cornerstone of U.S.-China relations.  Read more

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