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China's Campaign to Control What You Think and How You Behave


Published February 8, 2024

Hoover Institution Fellow, Markos Kounalakis, exposes how China is aggressively expanding its state-controlled media operations worldwide to spread propaganda and undermine Western democracies. This information offensive fills the void left by declining Western news bureaus in places like Africa and Latin America, using reporters that also serve as spies. To counter this effort, the West must expose Chinese disinformation, rebuild local journalism, and raise public awareness of foreign influence.

Check Out More from Markos Kounalakis:

  • SPIN WARS & SPY GAMES by Markos Kounalakis.  Available here.
  • FREEDOM ISN'T FREE by Markos Kounalakis.  Available here.

Check Out More on China from PolicyEd:

  • Watch "Changing the Narrative Between America and China" from Zachary Shore here.
  • Watch "The United States and China:  A Different Kind of Superpower Competition" from Larry Diamond here.
  • Watch "Deterrence by Denial: The Taiwanese Example" from Gen. H.R. McMaster here.