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China’s Hybrid Warfare and Taiwan

Poster:Surya NarayananPost date:2018-01-14
Catergory:Commentaries
Region:(Cross-Strait)
Issue:(Cross-Strait Issues)
(The Diplomat, By Ying Yu Lin) "Hybrid warfare" entails the use of both military and non-military forces to achieve strategic high grounds, especially using information and public opinion. A situation involving hybrid warfare may be possible in Taiwan, similar to Russia's campaign in Crimea in 2014. China is extremely skilled at using the internet to spread propaganda throughout its domestic sphere and has a chance at doing the same in Taiwan. Taiwan, in response, should strengthen its ability to prevent misinformation from being spread throughout all public channels.  
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