Saturday, June 1, 2013

Defense Secretary Chides Communist China For Cyber-Espionage

Ernesto Londondo at the Washington Post offers a piece on Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel (seen in the above DoD photo) confronting the Communsist Chinese over cyber-espionage.

SINGAPORE — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel took China to task for alleged cyber-espionage on Saturday, drawing a sharp response from a Chinese general who questioned whether the United States’ growing military presence in Asia is anything more than a challenge to Beijing’s rise.

Delivering the keynote speech at the annual security summit here known as the Shangri-La Dialogue, Hagel said the United States is “clear-eyed about the challenges in cyber” and echoed past assertions by the Obama administration that multiplying cyberattacks on U.S. government and industry portals “appear to be tied to the Chinese government and military.”

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