Bill Gertz

Inside the Ring: Trump Quietly Working to Replace DNI

Reports that Fleitz is in the running for DNI sent shockwaves through the intelligence bureaucracy

President Trump is continuing to plan to replace his senior intelligence adviser, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, and has considered at least one candidate, according to people close to the White House.

PACOM: China Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile Tests a Signal to US, World

Admiral warns Chinese military could overtake U.S. military in next decade

China recently conducted the first test of a new anti-ship ballistic missile, firing a salvo of six missiles into the South China Sea in a threatening message to the United States, the commander of the Indo-Pacific Command said Thursday.

Republican, Democratic Senators Join Forces to Keep Sanctions on Huawei

Rubio spearheads bill to counter plan to loosen curbs on government-linked Chinese telecom

A bipartisan group of senators on Tuesday introduced legislation to codify in law an export control ban on the use of telecommunications products made by China's Huawei Technologies Ltd, the government-linked telecommunications giant.

Network of Chinese Concentration Camps for Uighurs Uncovered

Open source project finds 124 camps where Uighurs forcibly 'reeducated'

China's crackdown on ethnic Uighurs in the western part of the country includes a vast network of at least 124 concentration camps along with scores of labor camps and prisons, according to a dissident Uighur group.

Inside the Ring: Countering Pro-China Experts’ Letter

'The overall approach of the letter is wrong'

The Trump administration is pushing back against a group of former officials and China experts, including former State Department official Susan Thornton, for an open letter criticizing the administration's tougher U.S. policy toward China.

US Approves $2.2 Billion Sale of Tanks, Missiles to Taiwan

F-16s not included in arms package but new jets expected in coming weeks

The Trump administration is selling $2.2 billion worth of tanks and missiles to Taiwan but has delayed exports of new F-16s over budget shortfalls in Taipei. The main piece of the latest arms package announced Monday is the sale of 108 M1A2 Abrams frontline tanks and associated equipment, including tank rounds, machine guns, and tank-related gear.

Silicon Valley Spy Case Links ZTE, PLA to Stolen US Technology

Tianjin University professor on trial for stealing militarily-useful wireless secrets

China's major telecommunications firm ZTE was offered stolen American wireless technology used in filtering electronic signals from cell phones and military communications, according to court documents in a Chinese government-linked economic spy case.