China · Information operations · Information Warfare

China Digest (1)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> —————————————— —————————————— Threats from Beijing on the US proposal to base intermediate range weapons in Asia. AUS sees a curious media campaign around the notion of the US basing intermediate range weapons Down Under, that given the range between any such basing would push them well outside… Continue reading China Digest (1)

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China is manipulating its currency, U.S. Treasury Department declares


Published: Aug 5, 2019 Mnuchin’s declaration could lead to new sanctions, increased trade tensions By MIKE MURPHY, EDITOR The U.S. Treasury Department designated China as a currency manipulator on Monday afternoon, after the yuan’s value against the dollar fell below a “line in the sand” and intensified trade tensions. In a statement, the Treasury Department said Secretary Steve… Continue reading China is manipulating its currency, U.S. Treasury Department declares

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Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (94)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Yet again, a great many reports on Russia’s domestic meltdown; Updates on former Soviet republics – Belarus and Central Asia of interest; Syria updates, Saudi / UAE weapons procurement, ISIS, Libya etc; DPRK TBM tests continue, politics and defectors; A deluge of reporting on the PRC: defence… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (94)

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Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (93)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Again, a great many reports on Russia’s domestic mayhem – it is appearing to destabilize; Updates on former Soviet republics; Syria updates, Saudi / UAE weapons procurement; DPRK TBM tests, SSB on display, economic meltdown; Again much reporting on the PRC: defence and strategy, PLA White Paper,… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (93)

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China-Russia Joint Statement Reveals Disinformation on Strategic Arms


In light of yesterday’s joint Russia-China “Right of Passage” flight through the Korean Air Defense Zone, which Russia and China claim is international airspace, this article takes on a whole new meeting.  This article uses joint land-based exercises, last year, as a demonstration of their cooperation, but yesterday’s flight is more recent, and in many… Continue reading China-Russia Joint Statement Reveals Disinformation on Strategic Arms

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CSIS: By Other Means—Part I: Campaigning in the Gray Zone


THIS is the most alarming part of the report, and we, the United States, are not even engaged (except against ISIS). Look and see if this isn’t the playbook for China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea, named in the report as the “Gray-Zone Challengers”. The Gray Zone Toolkit These challengers primarily use the following coercive… Continue reading CSIS: By Other Means—Part I: Campaigning in the Gray Zone

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Hacker Heaven: Huawei’s Hidden Back Doors Found


How do you find hundreds of vulnerabilities hidden in millions of lines of firmware code? By   SYDNEY J. FREEDBERG JR.on July 05, 2019 at 7:00 AM WASHINGTON: In a world where Chinese hackers steal everything from F-35 schematics to federal personnel files, why should we worry about Huawei? Because, cybersecurity experts explain, network routers, surveillance… Continue reading Hacker Heaven: Huawei’s Hidden Back Doors Found