satellites

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...

China to Launch Second African Satellite

After launching a second satellite for Venezuela, Chinese state media reports China is now planning for a launch of a second African satellite. This announcement comes amid recent tensions in Africa surrounding the murder of two...

China Launches Second Venezuelan Satellite

As China’s influence in South America grows, Chinese and Venezuelan state media report that China has launched a second satellite for Venezuela. This launch comes amid China’s increasing role in Venezuela’s...

Obama Urges China to Rein in N. Korea

As China expresses concern over North Korea’s plan to launch missiles, President Barack Obama urged China to increase it’s influence over North Korea. While Seoul and Washington believe that the missile launch is a facade for...

Chinese Military Blamed For Hacking U.S. Satellites

A draft report by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission claims that in 2007 and 2008, two U.S. satellites were hacked into, most likely by the Chinese military. From Information Week: China’s military was...

High tech surveillance plans underway

China is now preparing two major technological projects that will provide detailed surveillance information of the land and people. “Digital China,” which is written into China’s 10th five year plan, will create an electronic map of the entire country. “Electronic maps of the country are only the basic framework of Digital China,’” [Wu Wenzhong] said. […]

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