The Sydney Morning Herald's Fergus Hunter reports that four Australian universities hosting Chinese government-funded Confucius Institutes have signed contracts explicitly stating they "must accept" Beijing's authority over the teaching centers. The Institutes, which are Chinese Education...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 5, 2014
At its ongoing National People's Congress on Wednesday, Michael Martina and Greg Torode report at...
by Cindy | Feb 21, 2014
Director of US naval intelligence James Fannell remarked at a public forum that China has been...
by Sophie Beach | May 7, 2013
The Department of Defense issued a report on China's military, which broke new ground by directly accusing the People's Liberation Army of launching cyberattacks against U.S. government interests, the first time the U.S....
by Melissa M. Chan | Aug 24, 2012
As tensions loom in the South China Sea and disputes over the sovereignty of the Diaoyu Island continue, Voice of America reports American plans to expand missile defense in Asia. The news follows China and North Korea's vow to...
by Scott Greene | May 20, 2012
In an annual report to Congress on military and security developments in China, released on Friday, The Pentagon detailed the significant investment in and modernization of China's military as its influence continues to expand...
by Scott Greene | Nov 8, 2011
Two U.S. lawmakers blasted China today for the allowing counterfeit electronics to infiltrate the Pentagon's supply chain, after a Senate Armed Services Committee Report found at least 1,800 cases of bogus parts in U.S. weapons....
by cdtstaff | Aug 29, 2011
The annual US Department of Defense report on China's military capabilities notes that China is on track to build a modern military by 2020. From the Guardian: China appears on track to forge a modern military by 2020, a rapid...
by Paulina Hartono | May 14, 2009
A worker from the Defense Department has been accused of "conspiring to relay classified information to a foreign agent." From the Associated Press: A criminal complaint unsealed in federal court in Virginia accuses James...
by Paulina Hartono | Apr 22, 2009
Computer spies have broken into plans on the Joint Strike Fighter project, a $300 billion Defense Department fighter-jet program. The cyber attacks allegedly came from China. From the Wall Street Journal: Attacks like these --...
by Paulina Hartono | Mar 27, 2009
China has responded to the Pentagon report “Military Power of the People’s Republic of China 2009” by rejecting its claim that China's military modernization poses a threat to others. From Xinhua: "We have lodged solemn...
by Paulina Hartono | Mar 25, 2009
Chinese military modernization has increased within the past year, according to a Pentagon report. In addition, U.S. Defense officials stress the need for more transparency in China's military affairs. From Thom Shanker of the...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 13, 2008
AP reports on the sentencing of a former Pentagon analyst on espionage charges: At a sentencing hearing in U.S. District Court, Gregg W. Bergersen, 51, of Alexandria, apologized and said he never meant to hurt his country....
by Morgan Figuers | Sep 7, 2007
From the Times UK: Chinese military hackers have prepared a detailed plan to disable America’s aircraft battle carrier fleet with a devastating cyber attack, according to a Pentagon report obtained by The Times. The blueprint for such an assault, drawn up by two hackers working for the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), is part of an […]
by Sophia Cao | Sep 4, 2007
From BBC News: China has denied reports that its military hacked into the computer network of the US Department of Defense in Washington. A foreign ministry official said the claims “reflected Cold War mentality”. The Financial Times quoted US officials as saying the Chinese army made the attack, which crashed part of a system for […]
by Sophie Beach | May 24, 2005
From the Financial Times: The Pentagon is preparing to release a report on the Chinese military that warns the US that it should take more seriously the possibility that China might emerge as a strategic rival to the US, according to a senior government official. The report has generated controversy in the Bush administration because […]
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