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China and Japan Bet Big on Israeli High-tech Sector

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 11:30am 2/4/2016 at 11:30am
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With the high-tech sector making up about half of its total industrial exports, Israel is forging strong trade ties with the emerging economies of Asia. Leading nations of Far-East Asia — namely Japan, China and Singapore — have launched series of efforts to court Israeli technology sector.

In the age of global competition where technological...

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U.S. Congressman Warns of Data Breach ‘You Haven’t Heard About’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 6:30pm 1/27/2016 at 6:30pm
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A security breach discovered at a California-based software and hardware company has many officials worried, including U.S. Congressman Will Hurd of Texas.

Rep. Hurd expressed his concerns over the breach in a Wall Street Journal op-ed explaining that foreign hackers may “have been reading the encrypted communications of U.S. government agencies for the past...

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The iPhone will not be made in USA regardless of what Trump says

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 4:09pm 1/20/2016 at 4:09pm
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Donald Trump recently stated that he wanted Apple manufacturing back to the U.S.:

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he will push for companies including Apple Inc. to bring manufacturing back to the United States.

“Make America great again,” Trump said in a speech at Liberty University in Virginia. “We’re going to get...

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Time To Rebuild The Navy

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 7:00am 1/9/2016 at 7:00am
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Last week I wrote that Russia’s re-equipped, re-invigorated and rejuvenated navy was flexing its muscles, using new capabilities and taking on greater responsibility to make substantive contributions to Russia’s war efforts in Syria.

As Russia’s mission prospects improve and the U.S. concedes Bashar Assad’s retention in Damascus, Russia now projects to have...

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Manmade Island to Be China’s Newest Aircraft Carrier

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 7:30pm 1/6/2016 at 7:30pm
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China performed a series of test flights for the first time Saturday on a newly constructed runway in the South China Sea. The 3,000 meter airstrip sits atop a Fiery Cross Reef, an artificial island constructed by the Chinese in the Spratly Islands region. The airstrip is long enough to accommodate a variety of aircraft including...

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China Won’t Join Obama’s ‘War on Coal’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 11:30am 11/5/2015 at 11:30am
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President Obama may have abandoned trusted allies and diminished US influence across the globe, leaving behind an inviting vacuum for tyrants and terrorists alike, but he is picking the right fights, and winning them too—at least the ones progressive liberals care about.

That’s what Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants us...

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China ‘Clones’ Its Way to Military Dominance

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 11:35am 11/3/2015 at 11:35am
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China has been a global hub for manufacturing counterfeit electronics and consumer goods, but as the Asian giant asserts its dominance in the Asian Pacific and beyond, its defense establishment is using the same approach to modernise its vast armed forces. 

Despite its large standing and reserve army, Chinese Armed Forces technologically...

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One-Child Policy Hits China Hard

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 7:30am 11/1/2015 at 7:30am
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The United States has been engaged in a lot of international wrangling with China, between its high-tech espionage and escalating tensions in the South China Sea.

However, the unintended consequences of China’s one-child policy may have hit the country harder than any bomb. Though the nation is reversing its course on the...

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China Lashes Out at U.S. Navy Maneuvers in South China Sea

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 5:23pm 10/28/2015 at 5:23pm
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Earlier this week, the Pentagon announced that the U.S. Navy planned on sending a destroyer into disputed waters in the South China Sea. In the first of a series of missions, the USS Lassen would breach the 12-mile “buffer” zone around the man-made islands in the Spratly archipelago as a way...

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Tension in the South China Sea

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 26, 2015 at 8:15pm 10/26/2015 at 8:15pm
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China, Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam have spent years debating whose sovereignty holds supreme over territory in the South China Sea. Back in 2014, China began the work of turning the Subi and Mischief reefs in the Spratly archipelago into permanent land forms; before China began this massive dredging...

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Shocker: China Already Violating Cyberespionage Agreement

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 19, 2015 at 11:35am 10/19/2015 at 11:35am
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According to one California-based cybersecurity firm, China is already violating its new cybersecurity agreement with the United States.

According to CrowdStrike founder Dmitri Alperovich, his firm has seen “no change in behavior” since President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced the anti-hacking deal on September 25. CrowdStrike has documented seven...

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Israel’s successful pivot to Asia

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 1:00pm 10/15/2015 at 1:00pm
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As Indian President Pranab Mukherjee’s 3-day historic visit to Israel comes to an end, Israel’s foreign policy is being redefined. During the first ever visit by an Indian head of state, both countries signed a series of agreements aimed at improving cooperation in commerce, technology and education.

India, traditionally seen as a...

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After U.S. Urging, China Quietly Arrests Hackers

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 9, 2015 at 6:16pm 10/9/2015 at 6:16pm
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The Washington Post reported Friday afternoon that China arrested a handful of hackers at the American government’s urging. The move would is a first for the Chinese and may be indicative of cooperation between the two governments.

As we’ve discussed before, conventional wisdom holds the Chinese responsible for the massive OPM...

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Ex-UN President Arrested, Charged For Accepting $1.3MM in Bribes

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 4:15pm 10/6/2015 at 4:15pm
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Today US authorities charged former United Nations General Assembly President John Ashe with accepting over a million dollars in bribes from Chinese real estate mogul Ng Lap Seng in exchange for lucrative government contracts.

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In exchange for the money, federal prosecutors say Ashe used his position as Permanent...

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Stormy Forecast for US – China Relations

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 5, 2015 at 10:00am 10/5/2015 at 10:00am
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As our East Coast deals with the effects of Hurricane Joaquin and tens of thousands are evacuated in Southern China from the path of typhoon Mujigae, it appears that the relationship between the two nations is headed for equally turbulent weather.

While Obama was meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping to complain...

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Obama, Putin Spar on Syria Before United Nations General Assembly

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 28, 2015 at 6:15pm 9/28/2015 at 6:15pm
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Today before the United Nations General Assembly, Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin sparred publicly over how their respective nations have approached a solution to crises in Ukraine and Syria. For both leaders, these speeches were an opportunity to regain control of a spiraling military, security, and human rights narrative that is...

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Cybertheft Discussions Ensue During President Xi Jinping’s Visit

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 25, 2015 at 3:05pm 9/25/2015 at 3:05pm
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As more details of the massive Office of Personnel Management (OPM) hack are made public, China’s likely roll in the unprecedented hack is increasingly difficult to ignore.

In July, Amy explored why China is at least for official purposes, off the the hook for the OPM hack.

Citing concerns over national...

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