Russia to China: Together we can rule the world

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Only Europe can prevent an Eastern bloc. Europe’s obsession with Russia is unrequited. Moscow just isn’t interested in the Continent anymore. It doesn’t care about European integration, or moving toward Europe. But neither is it interested in Europe’s predicted disintegration, or in pulling countries away from the West and closer to its way of thinking. In the halls of the … Read More

US Intensifies Pressure on Allies to Avoid Huawei, ZTE

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The Trump administration is leading a broadside against Chinese telecommunications giants Huawei and ZTE. But concerns that Chinese networking gear could be used as backdoors for facilitating state-sponsored surveillance or disrupting critical infrastructure are not limited to America. Multiple countries have banned Chinese equipment from their 5G rollouts or government networks, and more countries are weighing whether they should do … Read More

US intelligence warns China is using student spies to steal secrets

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Washington (CNN) – In August 2015, an electrical engineering student in Chicago sent an email to a Chinese national titled “Midterm test questions.”More than two years later, the email would turn up in an FBI probe in the Southern District of Ohio involving a suspected Chinese intelligence officer who authorities believed was trying to acquire technical information from a defense contractor. Investigators took … Read More

The West’s China blind spot

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The West has a blind spot when it comes to China’s technological advances. What’s happening: Again and again, the West has shown that it misunderstands China’s true competence in the technologies of the future — artificial intelligence, quantum science, robotics, and more. Alternatively under- and over-estimating China’s progress, the U.S. and Europe are left simply unmoored in terms of tracking their … Read More