The Spy …

  A Chinese spy has risked his life to defect to Australia and is now offering a trove of unprecedented inside intelligence on how China conducts its interference operations abroad.   Wang “William” Liqiang is the first Chinese operative to ever blow his cover. He has revealed the identities of China’s senior military intelligence officers in… Continue reading The Spy …

Rare earths – US > China

Roughly 80 percent of U.S. imports come from China, according to the U.S.Geological Survey. As of 2018, the top three rare-earths producers were China, at 120,000 metric tons; Australia, at 20,000 metric tons; and the United States, at 15,000 metric tons. Beijing has readied a plan to restrict exports of rare earths to the U.S. if needed, as both sides in the… Continue reading Rare earths – US > China