Bill Gertz

Influence Power: How China Covertly Operates in the U.S.

Dissident targeted in $3 billion repatriation scheme

Chinese influence operations in the United States are pervasive and include the use of covert operations to support the objectives of the Communist Party of China in silencing critics of the regime in Beijing.

U.S. Clears Sale of F-16 Jets to Taiwan

Export valued at $8 billion and is first major warplane deal since 1990s

The Trump administration on Tuesday formally cleared the sale of 66 new F-16 jet fighters to Taiwan in a bid to bolster the island nation's air power.

Stratcom to Name New Command Center for Gen. LeMay

Advanced command and control facility is newest 'weapon' in U.S. nuclear arsenal

StratcomC2-2The U.S. Strategic Command, in charge of waging nuclear war, has a new command and control facility in Omaha that will keep the name of a famous warfighting Air Force general.

Huawei Planned Covertly to Sell Smartphones in U.S.

Chinese telecom sought to circumvent U.S. government ban

HuaweiChina's Huawei Technologies, the world's No. 2 smartphone maker, covertly planned to sell its smartphones in the United States disguised as non-Huawei devices, according to U.S. officials.

Stratcom: China Rapidly Building Up Nuclear Forces

Beijing doubled warhead arsenal and will double again in 10 years

OMAHA—China is aggressively building up nuclear warfighting forces as part of a larger effort to expand power over Asia and globally, according to senior officials of the U.S. Strategic Command.