Matthew Brazil

Matthew Brazil, Ph.D. is a non-resident Fellow at The Jamestown Foundation. He worked in Asia for over 20 years as an Army officer, American diplomat, and corporate security manager. Matt runs Madeira Security Consulting Inc. in San Jose, California, specializing in advice to Silicon Valley companies doing business in China.  With Peter Mattis, he is the co-author of a work on Chinese intelligence operations to be published in 2018 by the Naval Institute Press.

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Matt Brazil quoted in the New York Times

Jamestown Fellow Matthew Brazil was recently quoted in the New York Times regarding an ongoing U.S. Treasury Department investigation of Huawei, the Chinese tech giant. Mr. Brazil previously worked in

Jamestown Fellow Matt Brazil Quoted by LA Times

Jamestown Fellow Matt Brazil was quoted in the LA Times on September 24 regarding how China views espionage: “The regime appears to be accelerating counterintelligence efforts in response to fears of spies...This

Addressing Rising Business Risk in China

As the People’s Republic of China (PRC) celebrated its first-ever National Security Day, anti-foreigner sentiment appears to have been made an official part of the Chinese state’s increased vigilance. A