Category China

The Huawei Executive’s Arrest Is Igniting Fear. The U.S. Should Take Notice.

The Huawei Executive’s Arrest Is Igniting Fear. The U.S. Should Take Notice. The New York Times · by Li Yuan · December 10, 2018 The New New World The arrest of Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s chief financial officer, has caused some in the tech elite to reconsider travel plans between China and the United States.CreditAly Song/Reuters Days after the […]

Why Huawei Smartphones Are So Popular All Over The World — Except The U.S., Where Stores Don’t Sell Them

Why Huawei Smartphones Are So Popular All Over The World — Except The U.S., Where Stores Don’t Sell Them Business Insider · by Antonio Villas-Boas · December 10, 2018 Huawei is the second largest smartphone maker in the world, selling more smartphones than Apple and only beaten by Samsung. Despite such a massive global presence and success, Huawei devices aren’t often […]

U.S. Non-Proliferation Expert Proposes Roadmap With Reciprocal Benefits For NK-U.S. Denuclearization Talks

David Maxwell Comment:  “An important interview.As an aside something we do not emphasize enough is that sanctions relief is not something that the President can just decide to do. The US sanctions requiring ending the nuclear program and ending the human rights violations by the north.  Those requirements are part of the legislation.  (which is one reason why we […]

The 6 Reasons Why Huawei Gives The U.S. And Its Allies Security Nightmares

The 6 Reasons Why Huawei Gives The U.S. And Its Allies Security Nightmares Technology Review · by Martin Giles and Elizabeth Woyke The detention in Canada of Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s CFO and the daughter of its founder, is further inflaming tensions between the US and China. Her arrest is linked to a US extradition request on undisclosed charges, but […]

Boeing Backs Out Of Global IP Satellite Order Financed By China Aerospace Company Cites Default For Nonpayment In Canceling Controversial Satellite Order

*        BUSINESS<https://www.wsj.com/news/business>Boeing Backs Out of Global IP Satellite Order Financed by ChinaAerospace company cites default for nonpayment in canceling controversial satellite order [Under U.S. export-control laws, Boeing isn’t allowed to sell satellites to China directly. Above, an artist’s rendering of the Boeing-built satellite.] Under U.S. export-control laws, Boeing isn’t allowed to sell […]

What Is Cyber War? Everything You Need To Know About The Frightening Future Of Digital Conflict

What Is Cyber War? Everything You Need To Know About The Frightening Future Of Digital Conflict | ZDNet ZDNet · by Steve Ranger What is cyberwar? special feature Cyberwar and the Future of Cybersecurity Today’s security threats have expanded in scope and seriousness. There can now be millions — or even billions — of dollars at risk […]

Interview: ‘Kim Jong Un Is Thinking About How To Keep His Nuclear Assets’

David Maxwell Comment:  “I was at once impressed and suspicious of my first meeting with Thae Yong-ho last year.  He seemed to be telling us so much of what we wanted to hear; confirming many of our views and our understanding of the Kim family regime.  And he made many excellent recommendations to align with […]

North Korea Spent $2M On Surveillance And Wiretapping Equipment In May

North Korea Spent $2M On Surveillance And Wiretapping Equipment In May – DailyNK dailynk.com · December 3, 2018 Image: Daily NK The North Korean regime imported a large shipment of mobile phone wiretapping devices from China in May, local sources have reported. “The authorities bought new electronic wave interruption devices and mobile phone wiretapping devices in […]

Standoff Over INF Treaty Enters New Phase As U.S. Reveals Details Of Russian Missile

Standoff Over INF Treaty Enters New Phase As U.S. Reveals Details Of Russian Missile December 03, 2018 12:35 GMT ·         By Mike Eckel A Russian Iskander-M missile is fired during exercises near St. Petersburg in September 2017. (illustrative photo) Share ·         2 ·           ·            Print WASHINGTON — The United States’ top intelligence official has quietly revealed key new […]

A China Hawk Gains Prominence As Trump Confronts Xi On Trade

A China Hawk Gains Prominence As Trump Confronts Xi On Trade The New York Times · by Alan Rappeport · November 30, 2018 Michael Pillsbury has spent years trying to understand China’s motivations. His dark view has made him one of President Trump’s top advisers on how to interact with Beijing.CreditLexey Swall for The New York Times WASHINGTON […]