China engaged in large-scale campaign to subvert U.S. government, private sector: FBI


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Ben Shapiro stepping down as editor-in-chief of the Daily Wire Mr. Wray said the Chinese operations range from traditional spying, cyberattacks and data theft to illicit technology acquisition and “malign” subversion and influence operations. The covert influence operations targeting American officials are “pernicious” and are underway nonstop “24-7,” he said, and involved both intelligence operatives and Chinese diplomats. “China is engaged in a highly sophisticated, malign foreign influence campaign,” Mr. Wray said. “Its methods include bribery, blackmail and covert deals.” The targets have been not only the government and American businesses, but ordinary citizens as well. The FBI director described...