China

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China’s economic blitzkrieg

The Chinese Communist Party is leveraging its economic power to exert influence around the globe and to try to make the world safe for dictatorship.
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U.S. warns of business risks from China’s abuses

The U.S. is advising companies to watch out for the risks of doing business with companies that might support China's human rights abuses in Xinjiang.
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Who’s been censoring your movie?

The Chinese government censors everything the government disagrees with. It even coerces foreign movie studios to edit and change their films.
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Authoritarian regimes’ unclear laws make anyone a suspect

The U.S. Constitution requires laws to be specific to prevent arbitrary enforcement. See how some other governments use vague laws to target their citizens.
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What does it mean when your technology comes from China?

The Chinese Communist Party's authoritarian control over China means that using technology developed in the country carries significant risks.
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What does a million look like? [video]

The Chinese Communist Party has interned 1 million Uyghurs since 2017. Learn more about the staggering scale of the CCP's internment of minorities.
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U.S. further limits Huawei and ZTE

The U.S. has declared the Chinese telecom giants Huawei and ZTE national security threats and blocked use of federal subsidies for the companies' equipment.
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FBI director: China’s economic espionage threatens free societies

The Chinese Communist Party's theft of intellectual property has resulted in one of the largest transfers of wealth in history, a U.S. official says.
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Chinese media: Press or propagandists?

The State Department recently designated five Chinese state-run media organizations as foreign missions, recognizing that they are controlled by the CCP.