Am primit de la cpt. David Hayward de la Defence Australia, o exceptionala analiză, de actualitate!
Professor Anne-Marie Brady
Global Fellow, Wilson Center, Washington, DC;
Department of Political Science and International Relations
University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
In September 2014 Xi Jinping gave a speech on the importance of united front work— political influence activities—calling it one of the CCP’s “magic weapons”. The Chinese
government’s foreign influence activities have accelerated under Xi. China’s foreign influence activities have the potential to undermine the sovereignty and integrity of the
political system of targeted states.
Conference paper presented at the conference on “The corrosion of democracy under China’s global influence,” supported by the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy, and
hosted in Arlington, Virginia, USA, September 16-17, 2017.
• CCP General Secretary Xi Jinping is leading an accelerated expansion of political influence activities worldwide.
• The expansion of these activities is connected to both the CCP government’s domestic pressures and foreign agenda.
• The paper creates a template of the policies and modes of China’s expanded foreign influence activities in the Xi era.
• The paper uses this template to examine the extent to which one representative small state, New Zealand, is being targeted by China’s new influence agenda.