05 Jun 2018

Former US intelligence officer arrested in Seattle on China spying charges

The officer, arrested en route to China, held a top-secret clearance for many years, working for over 20 years with the US army, the DIA, and as a civilian DIA case officer. He is accused of exchanging information concerning US military and intelligence for $800,000.  Source: Former US intelligence officer

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01 Jun 2018

Brazil’s right-wing presidential frontrunner lashes out against Chinese involvement in the country

Jair Bolsonaro, the current frontrunner in the ongoing presidential race in Brazil, has vowed to review Brazil’s relationship with China if elected president. China has been blamed for winning mining concession and shutting out local companies, as well as for not purchasing Brazilian goods. These accusations echo those of many

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01 Jun 2018

Citing WWII Experience, Pentagon Suggests U.S. Has the Technical and Expert Capacity ‘Take Down’ China’s Man-Made Islands

Responding to questions on China and the South China Sea tensions, a Pentagon official cited U.S. experience in island campaigns in the Pacific, saying that the military has the technical and expert know-how to “take down” these small islands.  The Pentagon’s Joint Staff director tempered these statements, adding that this

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11 May 2018

Three Critical Factors Increasing Cyber Risk for 2019

What cyber threat do China, Russia, and Iran present for the remainder of 2018 and 2019? Matt Devost provides some insight into the geopolitical elements influencing that answer.

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04 May 2018

U.S. Executives Warned of China Hacking Threat Following Trump Tariffs

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05 Jan 2018

The Two AI Books Chinese President Xi Jinping is Reading

China’s president Xi Jinping further signaled his interest in having China emerge as a dominant artificial intelligence power with the placement of two AI books on his bookshelf during his New Year’s Eve address to the nation. The two books featured on the president’s bookshelf were The Master Algorithm by Pedro

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06 Dec 2016

US Foreign Policy: A Strategic Approach towards China Concerning the DPRK

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25 Sep 2012

The Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands Crisis

Known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China, there isn’t much on these five uninhabited islands between China, Taiwan, and Japan besides goats and strife. Recent disputes over the islands amid rising nationalism and unstable internal politics in both China and Japan, however, have put relations between the two

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17 Jun 2011

China military paper urges steps against U.S. cyber war threat

“China must boost its cyber-warfare strength to counter a Pentagon push, the country’s top military newspaper said on Thursday after weeks of friction over accusations that Beijing may have launched a string of Internet hacking attacks. The accusations against China have centered on an intrusion into the security networks of

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22 Jun 2010

China says it has cracked ‘major’ terrorist ring

“China said Tuesday that it had uncovered an unspecified ‘major terrorist organization,’ a claim that came just ahead of the anniversary of bloody ethnic rioting in the far western region of Xinjiang. The Public Security Ministry gave little information in its brief announcement, which also coincided with the launch of

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