The Japanese word “tsunami” translates to “ wave in the harbor. The name derives from the experience of fishermen, who would only discover the terrible destruction these waves can cause when they returned from sea to their supposedly secure harbors. Tsunamis are generated by the rapid dislocation of large quantities of water by the displacement of the seafloor.
The United States and China have agreed that neither country will conduct economic espionage in cyberspace in a deal that addresses a major source of tension in the bilateral relationship.
The pact also calls for a process aimed at helping to ensure compliance.
The agreement, reached in talks Thursday and Friday between President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping, has the potential — if it is upheld — to alleviate one of the most significant threats to U.S.