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China's Soft Power
China's Soft Power
China Works to Influence Australian Media

The effort that begun under Hu Jintao is evolving under Xi into Chinese soft power with rather heavy-handed characteristics.

China's Soft Power
China Is Secretly Buying American Radio Stations

The West’s enemies are much better at propaganda than officials in Brussels and Washington often realize.

China's Soft Power
Route Approved for China-Backed Canal in Nicaragua

Nicaragua approved plans for a Chinese-built rival to the Panama Canal on Monday, with construction to begin by the end of the year.

China's Soft Power
Radio Beijing in the Middle East

China’s Arabic-language television and radio outreach efforts don’t compare to America’s in traditional measures like audience size. But sometimes how many people are tuning in isn’t as important as who is tuning in.

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retirement crisis

Young Americans expect to lean more heavily on Social Security when they retire. But the system is underfunded.

Hail Shale

Give shale the credit it’s due this holiday weekend.

Pressuring Pyongyang

An analysis of their trade flows suggests so.

RIP

We are greatly saddened here at The American Interest to hear about the death of our friend, colleague, and mentor Zbigniew Brzezinski.

China's Big Money Diplomacy

China wants to help Egypt construct a new capital—but can they follow through?

social norms

The President’s assault on P.C. was at least partly successful. That is both good and bad.

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