China's foreign influence operations in Western liberal democracies: An emerging debate

15-05-2018

A debate is gaining traction in Western democracies about the nature, extent and the implications of, as well as possible responses to, China’s growing efforts to influence Western political elites, academia, think-tanks, and media through what has recently been labelled 'sharp power'. This debate reflects different levels of concern in Australia, New Zealand, the USA, and the European Union.

A debate is gaining traction in Western democracies about the nature, extent and the implications of, as well as possible responses to, China’s growing efforts to influence Western political elites, academia, think-tanks, and media through what has recently been labelled 'sharp power'. This debate reflects different levels of concern in Australia, New Zealand, the USA, and the European Union.