This week, WPR Editor-in-Chief Judah Grunstein and host Peter Dörrie discuss aircraft carriers, nuclear nonproliferation and Equatorial Guinea’s stability. For the Report, Abraham Newman explains the politics behind the nullification of the EU-U.S. Safe Harbor agreement and how to structure a new regime to protect digital privacy.
Chinese leaders saw the Internet revolution as presenting China with real risks. As a result, China adopted strategies to defend itself from such perceived threats. But in doing so, China is attempting to exercise a form of suzerainty in cyberspace that threatens U.S. interests, ideas and influence.
For the Chinese government, targeting critics outside its borders is not completely new, but the numbers have grown significantly as Beijing’s ability to reach those critics has increased. The rising pace of abductions and deportations stems from both international and domestic factors within China.