Consider that many of the chips used in industrial control systems are produced in Taiwan. After a Communist takeover, the CCP could mandate that circuitry be added to the chips that would allow them to be shut down by remote command. This has already been a concern regarding systems assembled in the mainland and would leave Western industries open to a kind of blackmail by the CCP.
Jen Psaki announced today that the United States would be implementing a diplomatic boycott on the Winter Games. She went on to say the athletes were free to go and compete in the Chinese Olympic Winter Games. It was a statement made in a matter-of-fact manner, and Psaki should have been peppered with questions and comments. This Biden decision means nothing. Nobody cares that John Kerry will not be watching the curling competition.
Researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology Wuhan scientists planned to use “skin-penetrating nanoparticles” to unleash “chimeric covid spike proteins” into bats in China. They also planned to alter coronaviruses to infect humans more easily by introducing “human-specific cleavage sites” to bat coronaviruses.
From where did the money come that funded China’s dramatic makeover from a Third World backwater to an economic and military superpower? Trillions of dollars used to finance its spectacular ascendancy was willingly handed over by its greatest enabler: the United States of America.
Why do we not service our own market, which is the largest in the world, with our own homegrown technology and manufacturing? The tariffs levied by the E.U., Japan and China on our goods put us at a great disadvantage. Tariff reciprocity would shake things up quite nicely.
It is worth noting that the SolarWinds software has previously been hacked by a group of hackers, which, according to the White House, had a Russian origin. At the same time, against the backdrop of this scandal, the sales of security software produced by the largest American IT corporations have sharply increased worldwide.
The basis of today’s rapidly evolving governmental and technical society is adaptability. We have little, the Chinese have less. Their monarchical government only allows for the adaptation of ideas which can be easily remolded into old forms.
Dong has allegedly provided the names of Chinese spies working or attending universities in the U.S. He claims that a third of Chinese students in this country are actually PLA assets. To validate his claims, Dong has provided financial records showing which businessmen and public officials have received money from the Chinese Government.