China systematically targeted Hunter Biden with business deals involving the Chinese state, intelligence, and even China's military, the People's Liberation Army. This is not the Hunter Biden laptop story from the NY Post! This is from a report based on publicly available documents that media have refused to cover. How much did Joe Biden know about Hunter Biden's China deals? Economist and China expert Christopher Balding joins us on China Unscripted to discuss the report and its possible effects on US China relations and the US election 2020.
Hong Kong is under siege from the Chinese Communist Party, as Hong Kong police under the guidance of Chief Executive Carrie Lam rule with an iron fist, arresting protesters like Joshua Wong. But Hong Kongers are still fighting back, with an underground protest movement, while free newspapers like Apple Daily, run by Jimmy Lai, struggle against authoritarianism. Meanwhile, the Pope remains silent on Hong Kong as the Vatican pens a deal with China to appoint Catholic bishops inside China. Joining us once again on the China Unscripted Podcast is Benedict Rogers, Co-founder and Chief Executive of Hong Kong Watch.
The Chinese military has gained access to the personal data on millions of influential people around the world, including Americans, and yes, including their Tiktok data. This was the findings of China expert Christopher Balding who's responsible for the Zhenhua data leak. Zhenhua is a Chinese company that was gathering data on millions of people worldwide the Chinese Communist Party would like to influence and bend to their will.
China's espionage activities in the United States have come to light after it was revealed an NYPD police officer, Baimadajie Angwang, an ethnic Tibetan, was allegedly spying on behalf of the Chinese Communist Party. US-China relations are in trouble. Meanwhile, China rewrote a bible story about Jesus. This time, Jesus stones a woman to death. China has also greatly expanded detention centers in Xinjiang for Uyghur Muslims. Plus Trump and China face off at the United Nations, with Xi Jinping making a very ambitious promise to the UN to become carbon neutral by 2060.
The India China border dispute continues to spiral out of out control as clashes between both sides turn deadly. But it's part of a much bigger strategy by China, part of what's called strategic national power, to strangle India, by gaining influence in countries surrounding India, like Nepal and Pakistan, as well as disputed border territories along the Line of Actual Control like Ladakh, the Galwan Valley, and the Arunachal Pradesh. Joining us on this China Unscripted podcast is Cleo Paskal is an Associate Fellow in both the Asia-Pacific program and the Energy, Environment and Resources department at Chatham House, as well as a Non-Resident Senior Fellow for the Indo-Pacific in the Center on Military and Political Power at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.
China has been massively expanding Uyghur Concentration Camps in Xinjiang, according to a review of satellite images by Buzzfeed News' Megha Rajagopalan, Alison Killing and Christo Buschek. Combined with the exposure from Disney's live-action release of Mulan, which was filmed in Xinjiang, and the horrible crimes of the Chinese Communist Party is being revealed for the world to see.
China's navy is the largest in the world—even bigger than the United States. Plus, anti-aircraft carrier missiles pose a real threat to America's navy, warships and aircraft carriers. This is the result of America's decades long failure to confront China and the Chinese Communist Party. It was a bipartisan failure. And it will require a whole of government, bipartisan solution to confront Chinese aggression. And new us sanctions on Chinese companies involved in island building have pushed US China relations to the brink. Welcome to the China Unscripted china podcast. Joining us today is Captain Jim Fanell, the Former Director of Intelligence and Information Operations for the U.S. Pacific Fleet—that's the US Navy. And he specialized in the Chinese Navy.
China has slowly been subverting Hollywood, using its massive movie market to censor American films, like Top Gun, as well as influencing how movies like Looper and Iron Man 3 get made. Joining us today is Chris Fenton. He's the former president of DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, and he worked in Hollywood for two decades on some of the biggest blockbuster movies. He's also the author of the new book "FEEDING THE DRAGON: Inside the Trillion Dollar Dilemma Facing Hollywood, the NBA, & American Business." Find out how one of the people responsible for delivering Hollywood to China had a change of heart, after Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey got censored in America by the NBA for speaking out in support of the Hong Kong protests and criticizing Carrie Lam. Hollywood is now the ultimate in china soft power.
The Trump administration is hitting back against Chinese Communist Party infiltration of American Universities through the so-called Confucius Institutes—Chinese language and culture programs financed by China with a sinister purpose. Joining us today on China Unscripted is Doris Liu, director of In the Name of Confucius, a documentary about how Confucius Institutes undermine academic freedom around the world.
President Donald Trump has threatened to ban the Chinese app WeChat and TikTok over national security concerns. But many overseas Chinese depend on WeChat to communicate with family and friends in China. And Corporate America, including Apple, do big business on WeChat. So it's causing controversy. Joining us to debate the WeChat ban is Zhou Fengsuo, one of the student leaders during the Tiananmen Square protests and the founder of Humanitarian China which Promotes rule-of-law, human rights, and freedom of expression. Also joining us is Dr. Yang Jianli, who was also involved in the Tiananmen Square protests. He runs Citizen Power Initiatives for China, which brings together Chinese rights activists to bring a peaceful transition to a Democratic China.
China's hostage diplomacy threatens foreigners living in China. Like the two Canadians, Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor arrested in China as retaliation for the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou. Joining us today is Peter Dahlin, Director of Safeguard Defenders, who was arrested in China and forced to make a televised confession on Chinese state-run media.
Massive flooding along the Yangtze river is putting a strain on the Three Gorges Dam, the largest hydroelectric dam in the world. Some experts fear it could burst, drowning the downstream cities of Wuhan and Chongqing, cities of millions. But China also has a lot of military bases in the region as well. And that could have devastating consequences for the People's Liberation Army and their ability to project military power around the world. Plus, China's military gears up to engage and confront India, South China Sea nations, and Taiwan. Joining us today is Andy Wolf, defense analyst, commentator, and author.
Whether it's harvesting 13 tons of hair or halal organ harvesting, the Chinese Communist Party is waging a slow motion genocide on millions of Uyghurs in Xinjiang, or East Turkestan as Uyghur rights activists call it. But. while the Trump administration is looking to sanction Chinese officials involved in the persecution, Muslim countries remain silent. Joining us today is Arslan Hidayat, an Australian Uighur rights activist, who runs the most popular Uighur based facebook page in English called Talk East Turkestan. He's also the General Secretary of the newly-formed 'Uyghur Revival Association' an organization that sheds light on the Uyghur's plight committed by the Chinese Communist Party."
Hong Kong's nightmarish national security law is in effect and Hong Kong will never be the same. Joining us is Antony Dapiran, a HK-based writer, lawyer, and photographer. He's also the author of the book "City on fire: the fight for Hong Kong, to discuss what the national security law means for One Country, Two Systems, and what the future of the Hong Kong protest movement may be.
The Trump Administration is banning federal pension funds from investing in China. But many pensions still do. In fact, you might be invested in China without even knowing. China makes up a huge chunk of Emerging Markets. And an authoritarian regime using slave labor and covering up the coronavirus, might not be a safe investment. Joining us today is Perth Tolle, Founder of Life + Liberty Indexes, which makes human rights and economic freedom the bottom line of investments, instead of just the bottom line.
oom was asked to shutdown calls about the Tiananmen Square Massacre and they did. They also suspended the accounts of a Hong Kong activist, and Tiananmen Square survivor Zhou Fengsuo. Zhou joins us today to talk about how his account got suspend. Plus, Twitter uncovers thousands of fake China bot accounts spreading Communist propaganda and disinformation.
The Chinese Communist Party is exploiting the George Floyd Protest, police corruption, and systemic racism as the latest propaganda narrative in their war of words with the United States. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called them out. But is China’s propaganda working?
China's National People's Congress is pushing ahead with a national security law for Hong Kong that could make criticism of the Chinese Communist Party illegal. It also comes as the Hong Kong Legislative Council forces through a national anthem law that would make criticizing the CCP's national anthem illegal. Noticing a pattern here? And Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam backs Hong Kong police, clearing them of any police brutality. Joining us today is Hong Kong Free Press co-founder and editor in chief Tom Grundy.
No one is safe in China. That's what Peter Humphrey, a British citizen, a former journalist, and a private investigator, found out the hard way. After being hired by pharmaceutical company, GlaxoKlineSmith, he ended up imprisoned in China for almost two years with his wife. He was drugged, put into a steel cage, and made a forced confession on Chinese state-run media. That was broadcast around the world, including in the United Kingdom. And now the man responsible for making the propaganda news of Peter's forced confession, James Chau, is a goodwill ambassador to the World Health Organization.
Drew Pavlou, an Australian student at the University of Queensland, is being threatened with expulsion for organizing protests in support of Hong Kong protesters and criticizing human rights abuses in Communist China, like the persecution of Tibetans and Uighur Muslims. Turns out the school has very close ties to China. And it reflects deep ties the Chinese Communist Party has throughout Australia.
The coronavirus? Hong Kong? Uighur Muslim camps? What is the most dangerous issue facing the Chinese Communist Party? China researcher Ethan Gutmann joins us to talk about his life under quarantine, and incredible trek through Kazakstan, and how organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience in China might be the biggest threat to the Chinese regime.Check out this episode!
The world spent a good week or two wondering if North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un was alive or dead. And that got China, South Korea, and the US thinking—what happens when he dies? We interview North Korean defector Yeonmi Park for her inside knowledge of the situation in North Korea, and how communist influences have transformed South Korea to the point that Kim Jong-Un has become something of a pop idol.
Could the coronavirus pandemic outbreak from Wuhan, China be the Chinese Communist Party's Chernobyl? Joining us today is J Michael Waller, Senior Analyst for Strategy at the Center for Security Policy. He discusses some unique ways the world can seek justice for the coronavirus, and the similarities between Soviet and Chinese propaganda tactics. For more: communistpropaganda.com
We interview Wisconsin State Senate President Roger Roth about an unusual email he got from the Chinese Consulate. And the Chinese Communist Party has just upped the coronavirus outbreak death toll in Wuhan by 50%. But can you trust the Chinese numbers? Find out on this episode of the China Unscripted Podcast!
The Chinese Communist Party has launched a psychological war against the United States, invading America with money and buying off its institutions. From businessmen and Wall Street, to politicians, to Hollywood and the media, Grant Newsham a senior research fellow at the Japan Forum for Strategic Studies in Tokyo, gives us the breakdown.
A deadly coronavirus from the Chinese city Wuhan has spread around the world. And a government coverup made the outbreak only worse. Joining us today is Dr. June Dryer, a Professor of Political Science at the University of Miami, and a specialist on China, U.S. defense policy, and international relations, to talk about how the structure of the Chinese Communist Party makes coverups like SARS more likely.
When Karl Marx wrote the Communist Manifesto, he did not create an economic system geared toward equality, as some proponents of Communism and Socialism claim. What he created was a prescription for how to destroy the traditional values and morality of society. Joining us again is Joshua Philipp, the award-winning senior investigative reporter at The Epoch Times and host of the new show Crossroads. He tells us about China's Unrestricted Warfare against the United States.
It's been a big year—from massive protests in Hong Kong, to trade war politics, and a growing awareness in the US government that the Chinese Communist Party represents the greatest threat to freedom and democracy in the 21st century. 2019 was a crazy year for China news, and a crazy year for us. Thanks for joining us for the wild ride. 2020 will be extra.
China is colonizing Africa. We do a deep dive into China's role in the African nation of Mauritania, where corruption is leaving the country strip-mined of natural resources while becoming a potential Chinese military base. Plus, is the Richat Structure the remains of the ancient city of Atlantis? Mauritanian activist Nasser Weddady discloses all!
Activists in Bolivia have just forced the "president" to resign and flee the country. And they did it through strategic nonviolence. How can this be applied to other places, like Hong Kong? And what role did China play in this revolution? Protest leader Jhanisse Vaca-Daza joins us a second time. You can also listen to her on our podcast #13 "Bolivia's President Sells Out to China" from October 5, 2018.
China is trying to take control of blockchain technology by creating it's own digital currency, the digital yuan. But while Bitcoin promised a truly democratized currency, the Chinese cryptocurrency could spell the beginning of a new dawn of technological authoritarianism. Chief strategy officer for the Human Rights Foundation and bitcoin expert Alex Gladstein joins us to talk about whether blockchain will bring freedom or tyranny to China.
Whether it's the NBA and players like Lebron James or James Harden, Hollywood, Apple, or Activision Blizzard, there are a lot of American companies and people selling out to the Chinese Communist Party. At some point Chinese leader Xi Jinping must have realized that just because you're a communist, that doesn't mean you can't use money to buy people off. But the US House has passed landmark legislation supporting the Hong Kong protesters, so in a weird twist of fate, it's the politicians who ended up showing some backbone.
Ever wonder what China will be like after the fall of the Chinese Communist Party? There are people already planning the next government of China. Today we speak with Tiananmen Square Survivor and former Chinese Communist Party official turned democracy activist Yang Jianli. He recently met with Vice President Mike Pence to discuss human rights in China. He also shares the role of Hong Kong protests and President Trump’s US China Trade War.
Thanks to help from Western tech companies, China has one of the world's most advanced and repressive online censorship systems in the world. It's called the Great Firewall of China. Firewall Cafe is art exhibition that gives people a chance to compare a normal Google search to what someone inside China would see searching on the Chinese search engine Baidu.
An open database of 1.8 million 'breed ready' Chinese women. Another open database of 2.5 million Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang. Ethical hacker Victor Gevers, a researcher for the GDI Foundation, accidentally stumbled on a truly mass system of surveillance in China. And you won't believe how Western tech companies and the Chinese police and state tie into it all.
China and the US have two competing visions for the future of the global Internet. Don't like Internet censorship and mass surveillance? Better hope China doesn't get its way in the United Nations and Huawei doesn't build your 5G network. A VPN won't save you from China's internet police.We sit down with Dominique Lazanski to talk in detailshttp://chinaunscripted.libsyn.com/23-china-wants-to-dominant-the-internet-dominique-lazanski
Chinese New Year Celebration and (27min:27 sec) Venezuela is in chaos, as current President Nicolas Maduro tries to maintain his grip on power, in the face of challenger Juan Guaido. Some say it's a failure of socialism. Others say it has to do with collapsing oil prices and the influence of China. And some say its a coup by the United States.
Reggie Littlejohn is helping people in China in the most dangerous way. Her organization helps victims of the Communist Party's forced abortions, One-Child Policy, and lack of a social safety net for the elderly. But her group, Women's Rights Without Frontiers, must fly under the Party's radar, or face problems of its own.
Celebrated investigative journalist Ethan Gutmann discusses forced organ harvesting in China: How it started 20 years ago in Xinjiang, how foreign doctors helped China develop this technology, how much profit is being made by killing people for their organs, and how the Western medical community has tried to cover it all up.
The US government is setting its sights on the Chinese Communist Party. Michael Collins, the deputy assistant director of the CIA's East Asia Mission Center said at the Aspen Security Forum that the US is in another Cold War with China. And the Director of the FBI Christopher Wray says China is the "most challenging, most significant threat," to the United States.