November 26, 2018

NED VP Christopher Walker Testifies on Sharp Power before Canadian Senate...

NED Vice President for Studies and Analysis Christopher Walker testified on the threat of sharp power to the integrity of democracies in the context of cultural diplomacy before the Canadian Standing Senate...


November 13, 2018

Tibet and the Belt and Road Initiative: Lessons Learned...

09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

In this panel discussion experts discussed China’s growing authoritarian influence and why Tibet should serve as a cautionary warning to the world.


September 04, 2018

Democracies Should Fight Sharp Power with Soft Power

Joseph Nye and Shanthi Kalathil joined the Pacific Council's 2018 Teleconference Series to advocate for a "soft power" response to the "sharp power" tactics employed by authoritarian regimes.


August 17, 2018

“How Democracies Can Fight Authoritarian Sharp Power”

Writing for Foreign Affairs, Christopher Walker, Shanthi Kalathil, and Jessica Ludwig evaluate the increasing role of civil society in the fight against authoritarian influence.