The National Interest (July 30, 2017): Will China’s Disinformation War Destabilize Taiwan?

The National Interest (July 30, 2017): Will China’s Disinformation War Destabilize Taiwan?

“…[Therefore], predictions that the PLA could be ready to take over Taiwan by force as early as in the middle of 2018 or in 2020 (the latter is a timeline often used in Taiwan’s own military assessments) are arbitrary and probably do not reflect reality.”

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Quartz (July 14, 2017): China’s ignorance about its own maps created a false history of its ancient role in South Africa

Quartz (July 14, 2017): China’s ignorance about its own maps created a false history of its ancient role in South Africa

“For people who haven’t studied advanced Chinese history, Akin said it’d be easy “to assume that a Chinese map that depicts Africa in the Ming dynasty must have something to do with [Zheng He’s] missions.” He also attributed “historical ignorance” and “Sinocentric assumptions (the Chinese equivalent of Eurocentrism)”for the misrepresentation of the “Da Ming” as evidence of early Sino-African exchanges.”

ThingsAsian (November 22, 2002): Ancient Chinese map of Africa poses unanswered questions 

“…That was before Zheng He’s birth (he lived from 1371 to 1435), which deepens the mystery.”

Wikipedia: Da Ming Hun Yi Tu 大明混一圖 Đại Minh Hỗn Nhất Đồ