TOKYO/BEIJING (Reuters) – Japan on Tuesday vowed to make a stern protest to China after a regional Chinese newspaper printed a map of the country with mushroom clouds hovering over the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and accused the Japanese of wanting war again.
The ouster of retired People’s Liberation Army Gen. Xu Caihou from the Communist Party of China this week represents a major political blow to China’s all-powerful military.
The Chinese military revealed this week that it has set up a high-level cyberspace intelligence center amid growing concerns around the world over Beijing’s aggressive cyber espionage.
Disclosure of the new military cyber spying center followed unprecedented U.S. charges in May against five Chinese military hackers who prosecutors say engaged in widespread theft of American corporate and trade secrets through cyber espionage.
HONG KONG (Reuters) – More than 510,000 people took to the streets of Hong Kong on Tuesday to demand greater democracy, organizers said, in what would be the largest demonstration since the city was returned to Chinese rule in 1997.
The U.S. military’s largest international naval exercise in the Pacific begins this week with China’s navy taking part for the first time by sending four warships—more than any participating nation other than the United States.
Congress is taking steps to rename the street in front of the Chinese Embassy in Washington, D.C., after a Chinese dissident currently imprisoned by the Communist regime.
The United States is opposing a new draft treaty submitted to the United Nations last week by China and Russia that seeks legally binding curbs on weapons in space amid concerns that both states are secretly building space arms.
A Democratic House candidate is under fire for his husband’s sizable investment in a Chinese oil company that does extensive business in the Iranian oil sector.
Look, I don’t expect much from Hollywood. When it comes to the filthy lucre, I suffer from no delusions. So I’m annoyed, but not shocked, when Hollywood throws little things like “narrative cohesion” or “the American filmgoer” under the bus in order to gain access to the Chinese market. The all-ighty-ollar reigns supreme.
But I expect more from our principals and our superintendents, those brave souls dedicating what little time they have on our planet to improving the faculties of children who would rather be playing Grand Theft Auto V. Surely these leaders of young men, these molders of pliable minds, have an appreciation for the American way of life. Surely a school official in Boston, the cradle of American democracy, has some sense of the importance of evangelizing on behalf of freedom, of the need to lift up the oppressed around the world!