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Chinese Hackers Pursue Key Data on U.S. Workers

July 10, 2014
David Sanger, Michael S. Schmidt, Nicole Perlroth | The New York Times
Chinese hackers in March broke into the computer networks of the United States government agency that houses the personal information of all federal employees, according to senior American officials. They appeared to be targeting the files on tens of thousands of employees who have applied for top-secret security clearances.
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What Obama didn't explain in his foreign policy speech at West Point

May 29, 2014
Doyle McManus | Los Angeles Times
President Obama’s foreign policy speech at West Point on Wednesday didn’t break any new ground, not even rhetorically. But it wasn’t intended to. It was meant as a rebuttal, an answer to critics who have harried Obama for months complaining that America’s adversaries (Russia, China and Syria, for example) are pursuing their goals with more success than the United States has found in stopping them
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China and the U.S.: Who's spying on whom?

May 22, 2014
David Sanger | The New York Times
The Chinese state-controlled press is having a field day with U.S. Justice Department indictments claiming the Chinese army is spying on American companies. They have been leveling counter-charges that the NSA is doing the same thing to Chinese companies. Who’s to blame all depends on which side you’re on, says David Sanger, the National Security Correspondent for the New York Times.
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U.S. charges Chinese officials with cyberspying on businesses

May 20, 2014
Five Chinese military officials were indicted by the U.S. for stealing trade secrets by hacking six American firms in the nuclear, metals and solar products industries. Gwen Ifill talks to Laura Galante of FireEye and former State Department official Susan Shirk and the unprecedented charges and the Obama administration offense against Chinese cyber attacks.
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U.S. Charges China With Cyber-Spying on American Firms

May 19, 2014
Pete Williams | NBC News
The Justice Department filed criminal charges against five hackers in the Chinese military Monday, accusing them of stealing American trade secrets through cyber-espionage.
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U.S. Tries Candor to Assure China on Cyberattacks

April 7, 2014
David Sanger | The New York Times
In the months before Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s arrival in Beijing on Monday, the Obama administration quietly held an extraordinary briefing for the Chinese military leadership on a subject officials have rarely discussed in public: the Pentagon’s emerging doctrine for defending against cyberattacks against the United States — and for using its cybertechnology against adversaries, including the Chinese.
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China: U.S. to Shun Joint Naval Drills

April 4, 2014
Helene Cooper | The New York Times
The United States will not send a fleet to take part in naval exercises that China is hosting this month, military officials said Thursday. The decision to shun the Chinese exercises came after American defense officials learned that China did not invite Japan to join the exercises. An American Defense Department official said that the United States was unhappy that Japan had not been invited. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, who is in Hawaii for a meeting of Southeast Asian countries, is headed to Japan and China this weekend for talks with his counterparts in both countries. Military officials said that the issue of the deteriorating relations between the two Asian powers would undoubtedly come up.
Dec 20 2013
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Webcast Extra: The Optics of Obama's Press Conference & Changes at the Fed

December 20, 2013
Max Baucus tapped as Ambassador to China as Fed Chair Bernanke prepares to retire
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Webcast Extra: Supreme Court on DNA Samples, Holder Not Leaving Yet

June 7, 2013
SCOTUS DNA Decision, Eric Holder, President Xi, and Bradley Manning’s WikiLeaks Hearing.
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