China

Ryan Fedasiuk's research on China's media manipulation found that 20 million part-time volunteers and 2 million paid commentators have been recruited to alter China's public opinion online.

Fear and confusion continue over research interactions with China

Chemical & Engineering News
| May 7, 2021

CSET Research Analyst Emily Weinstein dissects the China Initiative and the lack of understanding it has created between law enforcement and academia.

CSET's Anna Puglisi discussed that the surprising fundraising contributions by Chinese and Chinese-Americans to the Proud Boys organization were not an effort of identity politics by the Chinese government.

The National Defense Authorization Act requires the Department of Defense to disclose Chinese military companies operating in the United States. In her co-authored piece, CSET's Emily Weinstein analyzes section 1260H of the NDAA and future implications of U.S.-China relations.

CSET Research Analyst Emily Weinstein weighs in on U.S. technology companies relying on China for growth and contributing to Chinese surveillance systems.

In his piece with The Jamestown Foundation, CSET Research Analyst Ryan Fedasiuk shines light on the Chinese Communist Party's use of internet trolls to control China's online public image.

The Public AI Research Portfolio of China’s Security Forces

Dewey Murdick Daniel Chou Ryan Fedasiuk Emily Weinstein
| March 2021

New analytic tools are used in this data brief to explore the public artificial intelligence (AI) research portfolio of China’s security forces. The methods contextualize Chinese-language scholarly papers that claim a direct working affiliation with components of the Ministry of Public Security, People's Armed Police Force, and People’s Liberation Army. The authors review potential uses of computer vision, robotics, natural language processing and general AI research.

China’s Progress in Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment

Will Hunt Saif M. Khan Dahlia Peterson
| March 2021

To reduce its dependence on the United States and its allies for semiconductors, China is building domestic semiconductor manufacturing facilities by importing U.S., Japanese, and Dutch semiconductor manufacturing equipment. In the longer term, it also hopes to indigenize this equipment to replace imports. U.S. and allied policy responses to China’s efforts will significantly affect its prospects for success in this challenging task.

CSET Research Fellow Zachary Arnold testified before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission hearing on "U.S. Investment in China's Capital Markets and Military-Industrial Complex." Arnold discussed discuss China’s use of financial capital flows and the state’s prominent role in allocating capital to specific firms and sectors.

CSET Research Analyst Emily Weinstein testified before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission hearing on "U.S. Investment in China's Capital Markets and Military-Industrial Complex." Weinstein discussed China's military-civil fusion strategy in university investment firms and Chinese talent programs.