Its hypocrisy over the Fukushima water release is an example of how China uses a colossal information warfare network to advance its technology-enabled tyranny.
The author offers insight into today's China by analyzing the CCP's anti-Japan campaign, Xi's alleged speech in Beidaihe, and questions about his mental state.
Confucius Institutes, of which there are 14 in Japan, target academic freedom and intellectual property in the garb of enhancing "Chinese culture and history."
Keiko Nakamura explains that Edo period samurai risked their lives to protect Hokkaido. That history could be lost if the propaganda is not addressed.
As part of its psychological warfare campaign to achieve its expansionist vision, Beijing has been "renaming" territories across Asia.
Professor Tomoko Ako argues that creating a counter-narrative based on the logic of democracy is a key strategy in combating digital authoritarianism.
Giving Beijing direct channels of influence over the content, tone, and preferences, Africa is the test bed for Chinese propaganda across the continent.
In a contest between artistic freedom and a dictatorial regime, world-renowned photographer Chen Man gave in to pressure to promote the Chinese Communist Party’s ideology.
Can the young men of BTS tell whether they are being asked to hype up a political campaign or amplify a message of patriotic propaganda?
To frustrate Pyongyang’s black propaganda, Japan should make other countries know the measures it is taking to deal with the coronavirus during the Olympics.
The United States government has begun to tighten surveillance of Confucius Institutes operating in that country. Confucius Institutes are non-profit educational institutions established...
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