Bill Bishop, author of the Sinocism Newsletter, comes on the show to discuss the new low in U.S.-China relations. We start off talking about what China's response to coronavirus has taught us about the CCP, and then go into the deeper forces behind why the Chinese government has started to blame America for creating the virus.
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China is spending $20 billion or more each year in Africa and inundating the continent with infrastructure projects, cheap phones, television programming and communications networks. Why is China making this bet and is it working? How are the Trump administration and Congress responding and what is at stake for American interests? Guest Andy Keiser sits in again with Jodi, Dana and Lester to discuss these questions and many more.
U.S. indictments were unsealed yesterday against two Chinese nationals charged with laundering over $100 million worth of cryptocurrency on behalf of North Korean hackers. In the two-count indictment handed up in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Monday, March 2, Tian Yinyin and Li Jiadong were charged with money laundering conspiracy and operating an unlicensed money transmitting business.
If the United States wants to make progress on China's human rights violations, it needs to take China's security concerns seriously.
China and the Arab Gulf states are becoming increasingly engaged in bilateral development projects and are shifting their goals away from good governance.
The Lawfare Podcast Special Edition: The National Security Law Guys Talk Lt. Col. Vindman, Roger Stone and War Powers
Lawfare founder Bobby Chesney and Lawfare contributing editor Steve Vladeck host the weekly National Security Law Podcast from the University of Texas Law School, a discussion of current national security law developments. In this episode, the third edition of a Lawfare edited National Security Law Podcast, Bobby and Steve discuss a range of topics that we thought would be of interest to listeners. So we are bringing you a distilled version of their conversation.
Our favorite foreign policy nerds—with the addition of NSI Visiting Fellow Andy Keiser—discuss the geopolitics of the Coronavirus that has massively impacted China and its economy. Listen in as Jodi, Dana, Lester and Andy discuss what the Coronavirus pandemic may mean for China's place in the world, China's internal politics and the ins-and-outs of the U.S. response.
A grand jury in the Eastern District of New York handed down a superseding indictment aginst Huawei Technologies on Thursday. The China-based telecom giant had previously been charged in January 2019 for theft of trade secrets, attempted theft of trade secrets, wire fraud and obstruction of justice regarding the company's alleged theft of trade secrets from T-Mobile.
The new president of the European Commission can help guide European policy in the right direction.
In responding to the coronavirus, the U.S. should apply lessons learned from past transnational threats—but unfortunately, in important respects, the federal government is moving in the wrong direction.