Stephen J. Hartnett
Stephen J. Hartnett is professor of communication at the University of Colorado Denver and the author of “A World of Turmoil: The United States, China, and Taiwan in the Long Cold War” (2021) and co-editor of “Imagining China: Rhetorics of Nationalism in an Age of Globalization” (2017).
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The military drama in the Taiwan Strait represents a regime ruling through propaganda losing control of the narrative. Xi has been promising the Chinese people the imminent “reunification” of Taiwan with China. But deprived of alternative viewpoints, Chinese citizens can be forgiven for believing such promises.