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Chicago Sun Times, July 12, 1999
By Robert Novak Chicago Sun Times columnist
Jack Kemp last Wednesday released a startling document that was quickly consigned to oblivion. An experienced weapons scientist found that the Cox Report erred in claiming Chinese espionage penetrated U.S. weapons laboratories while failing to recognize Clinton administration culpability. As much as President Clinton would rather not hear this, Republicans like it even less.
They Call This Intelligence?
The NATO bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Yugoslavia is just the latest in a string of CIA mistakes. Take a look at an array of deadly mishaps.
Doubts About a Bombing
The CIA may have ignored a mid-level officials warning that the target NATO had chosen in Belgrade was not what they thought. NATO bombed the Chinese Embassy, and U.S.-China relations are still suffering, with new slights reported.
Two China Embassy Victims Called Spies
The New York Times
June 25 1999
Intelligence failure blamed for bombs
By Joyce Howard Price
The Washington Times
May 10 1999
CIA slipup behind bombing
By Jim Abrams
The Detroit News
Washington - Defense spy chiefs say faulty information led to mistaken strike on Chinese Embassy. A CIA error that was based on faulty information and then went undetected in subsequent checks.
Chinese Embassy was on the target list
Serbia Info News / "Sunday Times"
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Sunday Times, Tanjug
May 09 1999
BEIJING, May 8 (Xinhua) -- The government of the People's
Republic of China issued a statement here this morning, in which
it lodged the strongest protest against the NATO bombing of the
Chinese Embassy in Yugoslavia.
Clinton apologises for 'tragic error' caused by CIA
From Ben Macintyre in Washington
May 11 1999
President Clinton apologised publicly to China yesterday for the bombing of its Belgrade embassy, but insisted that an "isolated tragic mistake" caused by faulty CIA information should be set against deliberate "ethnic cleansing" in Kosovo.
Critics pointed out that the CIA's lack of information on Belgrade stands in sharp contrast to evidence that Chinese spies have been plundering American nuclear secrets for more than a decade. The US has long expressed concern that China has provided nuclear weapons or missile technology to Pakistan and Iran, fears compounded by China's suspension of diplomatic relations on arms control and international security after the embassy bombing. (Full text)
Chinese Espionage: A Growing Scandal
Asian-Americans fear backlash from China espionage report
CNN, May 27, 1999
Burton Reacts to Reports of Chinese Theft of U.S. Nuclear Technology
March 9, 1999
Washington, DC -- the Government Reform Committee Chairman Dan Burton (R-IN) today criticized the Clinton Administrations inadequate response to reported evidence of Chinese theft of U.S. nuclear technology. Burton said that these latest revelations about Chinese efforts to compromise
Americas national security highlighted once again the failure of the Clinton
Administration to seek the Chinese Governments cooperation in his Committees
investigation into foreign attempts to corrupt the 1996 elections.
National Counterintelligence Center
Counterintelligence News and Developments
Volume 1, March 1999
Industrial Espionage Key to PRC Technological Development
Boone Pleads Guilty to Spying and Is Sentenced
Former Army Clerk Sentenced
Red Diaper Babies Sentenced
Alleged Pentagon Hackers Charged
Suit and Countersuit
International Standards Organization (ISO) 9000-9003 Security Concerns
A Myth Dispelled
Old Wine in New Bottles
Annual Reports to Congress
On Foreign Economic Collection
and Industrial Espionage
1998 1997 1996 1995
Publication Request Form
Economic Espionage Act of 1996
Economic Espionage Act of 1996 (A Brief Guide)
FIREWALLS: Protecting Your Information and Technology
Foreign Threat to US Business Travelers
Fiscal Year 1999 - Annual Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Report
Risky Business: The Threat from Economic Espionage
Safeguarding Information For The Security Professional
Secrets and Lies
by Jacob Heilbrunn
The Clinton administration has done a lot to fend off the Cox committee report on Chinese espionage. If only it had been so attentive when it came to dealing with the actual espionage.
Second Chinese spy case revealed
By JEFF GERTH and JAMES RISEN
Monday May 10 1999
Security was lax and too few were concerned. Reports from ongoing investigations of possible espionage and known security lapses at U S weapons laboratories are growing more bleak...
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