Links (November 2021)

Protests Engulf Solomon Islands and Chinese Businesses Amid Geopolitical Rivalries
(China Digital Times, 11/30/2021, Oliver Young)

Leaked papers link Xinjiang crackdown with China leadership
(The Guardian, 11/29/21, Patrick Wintour)

Laundering Cotton: How Xinjiang Cotton is Obscured in International Supply Chains
(Sheffield Hallam University – Helena Kennedy Centre for Intenational Justice, November 2021, Laura T. Murphy, et al.)

Chinese province targets journalists, foreign students with planned new surveillance system
(Reuters, 11/29/21, Beijing Newsroom)

U.S. lawmakers defy China by meeting with officials in Taiwan
(NBC News, 11/25/2021, Jonathan Allen)

Australia deploys forces to Solomon Islands as protesters burn Chinatown, Parliament
(Washington Post, 11/25/2021, Michael E. Miller)

U.S. invites Taiwan to its democracy summit; China angered
(Reuters, 11/24/2021, Humeyra Pamuk)

Hijacking The Mainstream—CCP Influence Agencies in Italian Parliamentary and Local Politics
(Sinopsis, 11/20/2021, Livia Codarin, Laura Harth, and Jichang Lulu)

Speculation island: Why are Taiwan’s housing prices soaring?
(CommonWealth Magazine, 11/19/21, Kwangyin Liu, Teng Kai-yuan, and Chen-kang Kang)

US condemned over NSL report
(RTHK, 11/18/21)

2021 Report to Congress of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission
(U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, November 2021)

So long, Hong Kong: Asia’s business hub loses its luster
(Nikkei Asia, 11/17/21, Pak Yiu)

Chinese Feminists and Global Tennis Stars Ask, “Where Is Peng Shuai?”
(China Digital Times, 11/15/21, Joseph Brouwer)

First they came for the Hong Kong protesters. Then they came for their lawyers.
(Washington Post, 11/03/21, Editorial Board)

Taiwan’s leaders need to coalesce around a defense concept
(Brookings Institute, 11/01/21, Ryan Hass)