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Analysis of China’s Cyber Activity in Cross-Strait Relations

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From Coercion to Invasion: The Theory and Execution of China’s Cyber Activity in Cross-Strait Relations


This report examines how China conceptualizes and executes cyber coercion and cyber warfare, with a focus on Taiwan. It will be of most interest to Taiwan’s government and military, governments and militaries active in the Indo-Pacific region, as well as researchers who focus on China’s military and cyber activities. 



The leadership of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) firmly believes that Taiwan (ROC) belongs to China. Despite the fact that Taiwan has never been part of the PRC, the Chinese party-state has long sought “reunification” with Taiwan, describing “reunification” as “a shared aspiration of all the sons and daughters of the Chinese nation”, “indispensable for therealization of China’s rejuvenation”, and “a historic mission of the Communist Party of China”.


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