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China is exporting AI-driven authoritarianism

Beijing's 'Big Brother' program is threatening the US-led world order

The Chinese national flag flies near a security camera on Beijing's Tiananmen Square.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- China is building and exporting an Orwellian dystopia, supported by a network of ubiquitous security cameras and advanced facial recognition technology.

Beijing's artificial intelligence-driven dictatorship, which also employs rigorous internet censorship, poses a fundamental, long-term threat to the liberal postwar world order led by the U.S.

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