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China Using “Sharp Power” for Global Influence

In their introduction to the recent National Endowment for Democracy and International Forum for Democratic Studies report “Sharp Power: Rising Authoritarian Influence,” NED’s Jessica Ludwig and Christopher Walker examine the ways that Russia and China—the world’s “le...

Person of the Week: Bao Tong

CDT is expanding its wiki beyond the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon to include short biographies of public intellectuals, cartoonists, human rights activists, and other people pushing for change in China. The wiki is a work in progress. 鲍彤 Bao Tong at home. (Source: Wikipedia/Renee Chiang) Bao To...

US military to send cyber soldiers to the battlefield

WASHINGTON: The US Army will soon send teams of cyber warriors to the battlefield, officials said Wednesday (Dec 13), as the military increasingly looks to take the offensive against enemy computer networks. While the Army's mission is generally to "attack and destroy", the cyber troops have a ......