China: threat to world peace
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China: threat to world peace

Chinese Communist Party propaganda - Confucius Institutes

Chinese use of soft power to extend its global influence

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) also uses ‘soft power’ to advance its influence and interests in foreign countries. ‘Soft power’ is an all-embracing term, covering propaganda, infiltration of foreign political parties and institutions, influence peddling, control of foreign media, the mobilization of overseas Chinese, and threats against dissidents.

Confucius Institutes

The Chinese government has established research centers and institutes in leading Western universities. From 2004 to 2014, it increased the number of foreign universities with Confucius Institutes (CIs) from one to 465 university campuses in 123 countries,

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Hegemon rising - China's aggressive intrusion in world affairs

A Short History of China

To fully understand China’s motivations and intentions in today’s world, it is useful to study some Chinese history.

Since Mao Zedong defeated the Nationalists in 1949, the Communist Party of China has grown from a rag-tag army of rebels to the largest – and arguably the most disciplined – political organization on the planet, with some ninety million members.

The word hegemony is a useful word in describing Chines politics and ambitions. Hegemony means the domination or predominant influence of one state over state or region. An autocratic ruler can also be described as a hegemon, because, effectively, he is the state.

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Six Wars China Is Sure to Fight In the Next 50 Years

By IDR News Network Issue Net Edition | Date : 08 Jul , 2014

On July 8, 2013, the pro-PRC Chinese-language newspaper, Wenweipo, published an ...

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China's military power

Modernisation in sheep's clothing

BEIJING  The Economist

THE good news, as suggested by  the Pentagon's latest annual report on China's military power, is that Chinese leaders are still eager to avoid confrontation with other powers and focus on beefing up the economy. The bad news, it hints, is that this might not last. With its rapidly improving military ...

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