Alarm bells are ringing in the U.S. about China's soft power. John Bolton said China is attempting to use think tanks and non-profit organizations to influence opinion in the U.S. and Australia, and the move "is far greater in magnitude than any other foreign effort we have seen in history." Meanwhile, a report suggests otherwise. Do we know these institutions better? What can be established about how the Confucius Institutes operate?

Panelists: Han Hua, a fellow at Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, at Renmin University; Einar Tangen, a political and economic commentator.

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