The BL news-U.S. intelligence agencies warn China’s counterintelligence is a big threat
U.S. intelligence agencies are warning that China's capabilities including counterintelligence is a big threat to the U.S.
Director of National Security Dan Coats made comments along with other intelligence agency leaders at a hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on global security threats.
This comes as a bitter dispute between China and the U.S. over Huawei intensified Tuesday as Beijing demanded Washington back off its sweeping "crackdown" on the telecom giant on charges of technology theft and Iran sanctions violations, complicating trade talks between the world's two biggest economies.
Sen. Marco Rubio said China today poses the most significant counterintelligence threat this nation has faced perhaps in its history. FBI director Christopher Wray echoed Rubio’s assessment.
The allegations mark a new phase in the dispute between the two countries over global technological dominance; The U.S. intelligence chiefs who briefed Congress on worldwide threats sounded the alarm about China's efforts to gain an edge over competitors including the United States.
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