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 Post subject: China is the Enemy
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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features ... ium=social

There are two ways for spies to alter the guts of computer equipment. One, known as interdiction, consists of manipulating devices as they’re in transit from manufacturer to customer. This approach is favored by U.S. spy agencies, according to documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. The other method involves seeding changes from the very beginning.

One country in particular has an advantage executing this kind of attack: China.


While we argue about stupid drunk fratboys and gender pronouns China has infiltrated Department of Defense data centers, the CIA’s drone operations, and the onboard networks of Navy warships.

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Does anyone even have thoughts about the number one strategic threat to the United States? Personally, I think that a trade war, as a form of strategic disengagement of the American economy with the Chinese one is a good thing. I would invest in developing closer trade ties, and make up for manufacturing slack, with countries surrounding China like Vietnam, Japan, and South Korea. Philippines too, perhaps, now that Duterte is falling out of love with China. In doing so we could strengthen our first picket line of defense, diversify our supply chain, empower China's neighbors, and weaken their economy--all desirable outcomes.

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i think that a trade war, as a form of strategic disengagement of the American economy with the Chinese one is a good thing. I
One of the ways you avoid wars is to make them lose-lose. When you aren’t warring with a trade partner, where you hurt your own bottom line, you lose another reason to keep the peace.

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I understand that under normal circumstances, a trade war is not desirable. However, if that adversary is a belligerent superpower; who has placed the entire South China sea under its military suzerainty; kidnapped the nation of Tibet and is replacing the native population; placed millions of Uighurs in reeducation camps; steals intellectual property at an unprecedented level; imprisons, enslaves and harvests the organs of Falun Gong members; conducts transregional economic warfare via its Belt and Road Initiative; and literally dozens more equally damning things...then I think you need to recalculate what is at stake.

China is trying to take over Asia, and then the world. They are a nationalist, socialist nation which controls the information, lives, and behavior of its citizens to an Orwellian level and we should confront them as a malevolent force for evil in the world. Using trade disputes as a way to force our own private sector to disengage with China over the long-term makes sense.

BTW, did you read the article? It's pretty horrifying.

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Sun Tzu.
Go on.

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China has bigger problems.
https://www.brookings.edu/articles/chin ... ng-crisis/

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Dis boi Fatz spittin hot troof...dem rice niggaz is da real enemy fam, ya heard me


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Have any of you been following the Feinstein-China connection?

She has been a big China booster since the 90s when she was the proponent of granting China most favored nation status in 1997, and then of making that status permanent in 2001: http://articles.latimes.com/1997-03-28/ ... onnections

During this period, she and her husband, a very wealthy man named Blum, made several trips to the PRC to discuss trade relations. He has a variety of interests, but the relevant one here is a company called CBRE. Blum is a major shareowner and chairman of CBRE, now CBG, the world's largest real estate services firm.

At the time the FBI warned that she was being targeted for illegal campaign contributions by the Chinese government, who understandably were very big fans of Mrs. Feinstein. One Chinese bagman, Nanping-born John Huang, showed up at Feinstein’s San Francisco home for a fundraising dinner with a Beijing official tied to the People’s Bank of China and the Communist Party Committee. As a foreign national, the official wasn’t legally qualified to make the $50,000-a-plate donation to dine at the banquet:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/ ... 0abbff1673

As soon as China received permanent MFN status, she took an interesting step. A bill which she had introduced and was signed into law by Clinton, called the Desert Protection Act--which BTW did a lot of good by creating the the Death Valley and Joshua Tree National Parks and the Mojave National Preserve in the California desert--was used as the basis to shut down the Mountain Pass mine, which was the major source (97% of US market) of rare earth metals which I imagine most of you are familiar with; a group of 17 chemically similar elements crucial to the manufacture of many hi-tech products.

When this principal source of American rare earth metals was shuttered (despite its strategic value and high profitability), the only source became China. As it happened, Feinstein's husband Blum had positioned his company as the having an exclusive contract to import these materials from China. It turns out that this was a very lucrative position to be in, and Blum's wealth ballooned to more than $1 billion.

Now, it turns out that Feinstein's Chinese-American employee since 1996, a staffer who doubled as her driver, has been an agent for the PRC: https://nypost.com/2018/08/08/dianne-fe ... hinas-spy/

The agent reportedly was handled by officials based out of the People’s Republic of China’s consulate in San Francisco, which Feinstein helped set up when she was mayor of that city. He attended consulate functions for the senator.

The picture that emerges is that Feinstein has been the subject of very intense intelligence activity by the PRC for at least 25 years. Whether or not she was aware of all of it, she certainly knew about some of it, and she and her husband have made a great deal of money as a result of it. In this time when people are, very rightly, concerned about Russian attempts to interfere with our republic, I'm concerned that the number of players and the depth of infiltration is much, much more serious than we realize.

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BTW, did you read the article? It's pretty horrifying.
We briefed it at work, and have been going through our computers to check them.

It’s the smart play by the chinks. The idea that we have lots of critical infrastructure based on Chinese manufactured components...irresistible not to try and back-door them.

My one hope, when talking with a cyber guy about how dumb we are in our defenses, I said I hoped they were as dumb as we are. He said, “they’re dumber”

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Have any of you been following the Feinstein-China connection?

She has been a big China booster since the 90s when she was the proponent of granting China most favored nation status in 1997, and then of making that status permanent in 2001: http://articles.latimes.com/1997-03-28/ ... onnections

During this period, she and her husband, a very wealthy man named Blum, made several trips to the PRC to discuss trade relations. He has a variety of interests, but the relevant one here is a company called CBRE. Blum is a major shareowner and chairman of CBRE, now CBG, the world's largest real estate services firm.

At the time the FBI warned that she was being targeted for illegal campaign contributions by the Chinese government, who understandably were very big fans of Mrs. Feinstein. One Chinese bagman, Nanping-born John Huang, showed up at Feinstein’s San Francisco home for a fundraising dinner with a Beijing official tied to the People’s Bank of China and the Communist Party Committee. As a foreign national, the official wasn’t legally qualified to make the $50,000-a-plate donation to dine at the banquet:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/ ... 0abbff1673

As soon as China received permanent MFN status, she took an interesting step. A bill which she had introduced and was signed into law by Clinton, called the Desert Protection Act--which BTW did a lot of good by creating the the Death Valley and Joshua Tree National Parks and the Mojave National Preserve in the California desert--was used as the basis to shut down the Mountain Pass mine, which was the major source (97% of US market) of rare earth metals which I imagine most of you are familiar with; a group of 17 chemically similar elements crucial to the manufacture of many hi-tech products.

When this principal source of American rare earth metals was shuttered (despite its strategic value and high profitability), the only source became China. As it happened, Feinstein's husband Blum had positioned his company as the having an exclusive contract to import these materials from China. It turns out that this was a very lucrative position to be in, and Blum's wealth ballooned to more than $1 billion.

Now, it turns out that Feinstein's Chinese-American employee since 1996, a staffer who doubled as her driver, has been an agent for the PRC: https://nypost.com/2018/08/08/dianne-fe ... hinas-spy/

The agent reportedly was handled by officials based out of the People’s Republic of China’s consulate in San Francisco, which Feinstein helped set up when she was mayor of that city. He attended consulate functions for the senator.

The picture that emerges is that Feinstein has been the subject of very intense intelligence activity by the PRC for at least 25 years. Whether or not she was aware of all of it, she certainly knew about some of it, and she and her husband have made a great deal of money as a result of it. In this time when people are, very rightly, concerned about Russian attempts to interfere with our republic, I'm concerned that the number of players and the depth of infiltration is much, much more serious than we realize.
Don't you know anything that points to commie trash(whether European, American, or Asian) trying to do shady shit is conspiracy gobbledygook?

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https://www.vox.com/world/2018/10/8/179 ... corruption

Meow they've disappeared the President of Interpol LMAO.

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https://www.vox.com/world/2018/10/8/179 ... corruption

Meow they've disappeared the President of Interpol LMAO.
Lots of crazy shit going now that “the world’s police” has turned in their badge.

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Uh fren, they've been doing this for 30 years or more. You can't lay this at the altar of Bannonism.

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The Chinese are the reason i need a USB key to get on the servers at work and can't log on to jack without using my phone to verify it's really me. They've hacked us twice... once for personnel data and once to try to steal research data off the servers so our IT guys are paranoid now.

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IT guys stay woke.

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Witness the dawn of a new era, a War of Assassins. Whether Russia with Skripal, Saudi Arabia with Kashoggi, or China with Meng, the knives just keep appearing in backs.

http://time.com/5429336/meng-hongwei-in ... wife-dead/

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The Chinese military is expanding its collaborations with foreign universities, sometimes concealing its scientists’ military ties, according to an Australian report published Tuesday. The report raises questions about whether countries wary of China’s rising power are in fact directly contributing to its military advancement.

In the past decade, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army has sent 2,500 military scientists, researchers and engineers abroad, according to the report from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, a nonpartisan research institution in Canberra, the capital.


https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/30/worl ... earch.html

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