Category Archives: National Security 安全

PRC Taiwan Office Liu Jieyi: Party’s Strategy for Taiwan Issue in the New Era

This article appeared on the Aisixiang website on December 1, 2022. You can view the Aisixiang website machine-translated into English via Google Translate. You can click through to articles if you like and those articles will also be translated. Be … Continue reading

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Behind PRC Vaccine Import Reluctance: Bioweapon Anxiety?

One of the most striking aspects of the global vaccine response to COVID (once on stops to wonder at it) is how compartmented it is. Why Do Vaccine Blocs Resemble Military Blocs? The vaccine bloc picture resembles George Orwell’s novel … Continue reading

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2020: Tsinghua U Public Emergency Response Plan

With the outbreak of student protests across China about Covid lockdowns and other grievances, many Chinese universities must be dusting off their emergency plans. The 2020 Tsinghua University plan translated below is one such plan. Some of these plans address … Continue reading

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2022: Illegal PRC ‘Police Stations’ in Netherlands Intimidate Chinese Exiles

Via Google Translate, a press report from the Netherlands about Chinese ‘underground’ police stations. These have been reported in several other countries as well. A few years ago a Chinese language newspaper in the United States reported that Chinese security … Continue reading

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2021: Xi Jinping on the Three Political Strengths

The Chinese Communist Party’s laser-like focus on maintaining its political leadership in China, while always evident, has been even more so during Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping’s decade. Looking at the collection of Xi’s discussions of the “Three Political … Continue reading

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2022 Wang Xiaodong: Will the Wagner Group, Long Involved in Africa, Affect China’s Interests There?

A Suble Warning: Watch Out for Nazis Running Amok in Russia Here a well-known Chinese nationalist writer warns about the growing influence of Nazi ideology in Russia. He does it in a fairly subtle way, a way that Chinese writers … Continue reading

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2022: Russians Chasing Supposed Chinese Spies

Some Russian commentators on some less cheerful aspects of the “relationship without limits”. Even Putin has hard nationalist critics although I would have thought after Putin took Crimea they would have given him a pass. Last year some Russian nationalists … Continue reading

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2022: Wang Jisi: Has the U.S. Really Declined? Chinese Need to Have a Clear Understanding About This

Has the U.S. Really Declined? Chinese Need to Have a Clear Understanding About This May 14, 2022 | Source: Culture Vertical | Reads: 644 王缉思: 美国到底有没有衰落? 中国人应有清醒认识 Keywords: Belt and Road Global Governance Country Studies Geopolitics [Introduction] In recent years, … Continue reading

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PRC Immigration: Restrict Foreign Travel of PRC Citizens

In translating PRC State Immigration Administation policy meeting I have broken out very long paragraphs with bullet points and explanations of abbreviations for ideological guidelines and government work standards. While numbered lists of exhortations have long been common in China, … Continue reading

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Anhui’s Water Spirit Hairy Monster Scare of 1953-4

The February 2016 issue of the Chinese journal Communist Party Historical Research and Education  《党史研究与教学》 tells the story, based on research in local government archives,  of a scary rumor from the early days of the PRC.  Widespread rumors of hairy monsters … Continue reading

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