In the wake of the Xi-Obama summit, it is fair to ask what is different now regarding the China-U.S. relationship in cyberspace.
Perhaps the most important outcome is what did not happen—the summit did not break down in mutual recriminations regarding cyberspace. Indeed, President Xi was willing to say things, in Chinese and for the record, that the Chinese government has never said before.
By William Tucker
Chief Correspondent for In Homeland Security
This past Sunday, The New York Times reported that the Obama administration issued a warning to China stating that Beijing must remove all undercover agents from the U.S. who are chasing Chinese officials charged with corruption.
By Donald L. Sassano
Special Contributor to In Homeland Security
Over the last year, the United States and Japan have sought to conclude an updated “Defense Cooperation Guideline” intended to strengthen the two nations' military cooperation in the Western Pacific.
By Dr. Terry Simmons and Madison O Day
In Homeland Security
As the People’s Republic of China enters a new era of nationalistic imperialism under the present calcified Communist Party headed by President Xi Jinping, perennial political issues remain: claims of sovereignty over Taiwan and Hong Kong.
By Gabriela Marin Thornton and Alexey Ilin
The crisis in Ukraine has plunged U.S.-Russian relations to their lowest point since the Cold War; Crimea is now Russian territory.
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security
A credit crunch and a fraudulent financial structure are slowly leading Beijing down a steady river of economic power decline which make its future as dominant leader less certain. China’s gross domestic product is at its lowest in 24 years.