NASA to Investigate Security Procedures Following Arrest

NASA administrator Charles Bolden has promised an investigation of the agency’s security procedures after a Chinese national who had worked at its Langley Research Center was arrested on a Beijing-bound plane before...

A Chinese Hacker’s Identity Unmasked

China and the United States have traded accusations of hacking following reports that The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post were all infiltrated by allegedly Chinese intruders. Google’s Eric Schmidt...

U.S. Wary of China, from Los Alamos to Orbit

A letter obtained by Reuters indicates that the Los Alamos National Laboratory, birthplace and custodian of America’s nuclear arsenal, has been removing Chinese-made data switches from its computer networks in response to...

Chen Guangcheng: Human Rights “Deteriorating”

Legal activist Chen Guangcheng appeared with House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi during a visit to the US Capitol on Wednesday, and attacked the “deteriorating” human rights situation in...

Reuters: Lockheed Lobbies Anew for New Taiwan F-16s

Not content with a White House decision to sell Taiwan upgrades to its existing F-16s, Lockheed Martin is equipping congressmen to argue for the sale, long requested by Taipei, of brand new planes. From Reuters: A Lockheed...

Lawmaker aims to stop China’s Net censorship – Hiawatha Bray

From The Boston Globe: One of the most aggressive human rights activists in Congress has found a new cause: stamping out Internet censorship in China. Representative Christopher H. Smith, a New Jersey Republican and chairman of a House subcommittee on human rights, plans to hold hearings next month on reports that US Internet companies, including […]

Peter S. Goodman: China Tells Congress To Back Off Businesses

From The Washington Post: The Chinese government on Monday sharply criticized the United States for threatening to erect barriers aimed at preventing the attempted takeover of the American oil company Unocal Corp. by one of China’s three largest energy firms, CNOOC Ltd. Four days after the House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a resolution urging the […]



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