Influence Watch: The CCP is Hijacking the Discourse on Chinese Influence

◎ We identify three broad strategic lines which the CCP is pursuing to hijack the discourse on Chinese influence.

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Politics Watch: Xi Consolidates Control Over Spy Apparatus with Local Gov’t Reforms

◎ Xi reformed the chain of command of local national security agencies to wrest control of the intelligence apparatus from political rivals and further weaken the Political and Legal Affairs Commission.

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Geopolitics Watch: Sino-US Trade Conflict a Catalyst for Big Change in China

◎ We believe that a full-blown Sino-U.S. trade war is the catalyst that would set China on the path of tremendous change.

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