China’s Economic Espionage

by Machiavelli

Deng Xiaoping launched China’s rise by reforming its economy and opening the country to the West. With this opening, however, came a long-running, state-sponsored espionage program to acquire advanced technology and accelerate the growth of Beijing’s civil and military industries. But what was tolerable for a developing economy is no longer acceptable when it is a potential military competitor.

via China’s Economic Espionage.