China

Chinese National Pleads Guilty to California ‘Birth Tourism’ Plot

Company advertised that it had assisted more than 500 foreign nationals

A Chinese national pleaded guilty to running an illegal "birth tourism" scheme in California, where she charged clients thousands of dollars to help them give birth in the United States in order to obtain U.S. citizenship for their children.

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.

Think Tragically to Avoid Tragedy

Americans need to recall what happens when global order collapses

It is especially important to remember World War II at a time when most Westerners—especially Americans—have forgotten what real tragedy is.