WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy officer with access to sensitive U.S. intelligence faces espionage charges over accusations he passed state secrets, possibly to China and Taiwan, a U.S. official told Reuters on Sunday.
Disclosures that a relative of Chinese leader Xi Jinping purchased shell companies in the British Virgin Islands through a law firm linked to tax evasion schemes are raising questions about the anti-corruption drive currently underway in Beijing.
The Obama administration is denying reports that it imposed a “gag order” on military officials looking to more aggressively address China’s assertive moves in the South China Sea.
Ivanka Trump’s brand of scarves are being recalled under order from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Amid signs China will soon impose an air exclusion zone over the South China Sea, the Pentagon is trying to head off another destabilizing action by Beijing in the increasingly tense region.
China has deployed anti-ship cruise missiles on a disputed South China Sea island and the missiles are raising new concerns in the Pentagon over Beijing’s growing militarization of the vital strategic waterwa
If Richard Nixon could have read Peter Navarro’s new book, Crouching Tiger: What China’s Militarism Means for the World, during his landmark visit to China in 1972, he probably would have been shocked by the work or dismissed it as fantastical. After all, China’s economy was still based largely on agriculture when Nixon was there and its military was in need of modernization. Navarro describes the China of today as a rising, increasingly aggressive state that is trying to challenge the United States for both economic and military supremacy. How could Nixon have guessed that, just over four decades after his trip, China would produce more national economic output than the United States, wield highly-sophisticated military capabilities, and pose the greatest strategic challenge to the U.S. in the twenty-first century?
A Chinese businessman pleaded guilty this week to conspiracy to hack computer networks of U.S. defense contractors and obtain sensitive data on military aircraft that was passed to China.
Russia announces the withdrawal of its forces from Syria. The decision is a surprise—President Obama is shocked. This is a feeling he experiences often.
Six months after China pledged to halt cyber espionage against the United States, Beijing’s hackers are continuing to conduct cyber attacks on government and private networks, the commander of U.S. Cyber Command told Congress.