In the wake of spiraling US-China relations, the Chinese communist regime CCP has increased its efforts to influence the upcoming US elections. Its strategy involves the use of social, electronic and cognitive hacking in order to discredit the current administration and its foreign policies.
On August 17, Director of National Intelligence, John Ratcliffe, told Fox News that China’s efforts to influence American public opinion pose a greater threat to national security than those of any other nation. What are the ramifications of the CCP’s cyberattacks on the US social and political climates? How might those attacks impact the 2020 US election?