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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

China’s Intelligence Networks in United States Include 25,000 Spies

Beijing's spy networks in the United States include up to 25,000 Chinese intelligence officers and more than 15,000 recruited agents who have stepped up offensive spying activities since 2012, according to a Chinese dissident with close ties to Beijing's military and intelligence establishment.

Guo Wengui, a billionaire businessman who broke with the regime several months ago, said in an interview that he has close ties to the Ministry of State Security (MSS), the civilian intelligence service, and the military spy service of the People's Liberation Army (PLA).

"I know the Chinese spy system very, very well," Guo said, speaking through an interpreter, in his first American interview. "I have information about very minute details about how it operates."

Guo said that Chinese intelligence operations in the United States sharply increased after the 2012 Communist Party Congress that brought current leader Xi Jinping to power.

Around 2012, a decision was made by Chinese leaders to dispatch another 5,000 spies to the United States. "Some of them were sent as students, some as businessmen, and some as immigrants, but all together, 5,000," Guo said.

"In addition to that, they developed between 15,000 to 18,000 other spies, and these are not directly sent but these are developed within the United States."

The recruited agents are not limited to Asians and Chinese-Americans but include all ethnic groups, including Hispanics, Blacks, and Caucasians.

China's intelligence targets included several strategic areas of the United States.

"The first is to obtain military weapons-related technology. This is priority No. 1," Guo said.

There's much more here..
[One must ponder how many Chinese 'students' are getting access to our most sensitive technologies through our university engineering programs.. --Editor]


Jim said...

Miami University in Oxford Ohio, and Ohio State University in Columbus have excellent engineering departments. And there are more than 1500 Chinese students just at Miami University alone, and almost 4000 at OSU.. Over the last two years, the number of Chinese applicants to Miami increased 43 percent, according to university officials.

There is major USAF research and development base nearby. What a coincidence.

Foreign students pay FULL tuition at most universities.

Limiting acce$$ will be a difficult $ell to the univer$itie$.

Chinese students comprised nearly 22 percent of more than 700,000 international students in the United States.

Anonymous said...

I think we have enough Chinese made rope to hang them all!