Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)    

Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)    

Chinese Spy Balloons: The Sky’s the Limit

A Chinese balloon is flying over the United States, raising concerns about Chinese espionage. While Chinese spying necessitates a tougher response, the United States should focus on technical espionage capabilities that pose a greater risk than spy balloons.

Commentary by James Andrew Lewis — February 3, 2023

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To Deter Beijing, What the United States Says Matters

This commentary argues that conflicting statements by top U.S. military and defense leaders about the imminence of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan risk undermining the strength of U.S. deterrence vis-à-vis Beijing.  

Commentary by Jude Blanchette and Ryan Hass — February 2, 2023

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