The 12-month mandate will aim to combat gang violence by providing additional security and stopping global arms sales.
A German politician’s ties to a Chinese influence network are part of a pattern across Central and Eastern Europe.
One department now oversees everything from religion to winter sports to influence operations.
The Biden administration has been laying the groundwork for a big meeting with Xi Jinping.
Germany Chooses China Over the West
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Janka Oertel is a senior fellow in the German Marshall Fund’s Asia program.