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A summary and analysis of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA), Congress’ proposal to reform the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), an interagency group responsible for reviewing foreign investment for potential national security risks.
A mysterious string of events related to Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui raises more questions than answers.
China's recent crackdown on bitcoin and other cryptocurrency offerings appears to be motivated in part by consumer protection.
Four new Chinese cyber regulations signal that President Xi Jinping is strengthening China's system of cyber governance and expanding the legal framework for data control.
China may abandon the "Nine-Dash Line" claim in the South China Sea, but it's not abandoning its bad legal arguments.
As I noted in my post yesterday, the Chinese government has declined to clarify how and whether it believes the international law governing the use of applies to cyber warfare. Its refusal to do so has drawn sharp criticism from the U.S. and other cyber powers.
Forcing China to Accept that International Law Restricts Cyber Warfare May Not Actually Benefit the U.S.
In a new Hoover paper, I argue that even if China agrees to apply international law to cyber warfare, that would probably not prevent or reduce the possibility of cyber conflict with the United States.
A fourth Pacific Fleet crash in 2017 sends shockwaves through the U.S. Navy, prompts operational pause and comprehensive review.