Bill Gertz

California Probes Chinese Communist Police Impersonators

Asian man arrested driving car with People's Armed Police markings; second vehicle sought

Police in California are investigating at least two cases of people posing as Chinese police driving cars with markings of the Communist Party of China's People's Armed Police (PAP).

FBI Arrests Chinese Official for Visa Fraud

Arrest marks first legal counterattack on Beijing's 'Thousand Talents' technology theft plan

Chinese flagThe FBI has arrested a Chinese government official as part of China's massive scheme to illegally obtain American technology by recruiting experts in high-tech fields.

Navy Destroyer Tests China’s Claim to Disputed S. China Sea Islands

Warship passage near Paracels latest freedom of navigation operation

A Navy destroyer sailed close to disputed South China Sea islands in a direct challenge to Chinese maritime claims over the strategic waterway. U.S. and allied warships and aircraft have stepped up naval and air patrols to to challenge China's claims to control about 90 percent of the South China Sea. The USS Wayne E. Meyer, a guided-missile destroyer, conducted a freedom of navigation operation in the South China Sea on Friday.

Pompeo Urges Hollywood to Reject Chinese Censorship

Secretary of state wants film industry to tell the truth about China

Secretary of State Mike PompeoSecretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday urged Hollywood to resist Beijing pressure to censor American films in exchange for gaining access to Chinese audiences.