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China’s Global Police State: Background and U.S. Policy Implications

China's Global Police State

This staff research report details China’s evolving and expanding transnational repression “toolkit.” This toolkit includes “overseas police stations,” intelligence operations targeting Beijing’s critics in foreign countries, efforts to undermine free speech at universities, online harassment, coercion-by-proxy, and abuse of the INTERPOL red notice system, as well as extradition treaties.

The report concludes by outlining the risks to the United States and its allies and partners.

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