Tag: energy

China to ditch US consulting firms over suspected espionage

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State-owned Chinese companies will cease to work with US consulting companies like McKinsey and Boston Consulting Group over fears they are spying on behalf of the US government. US consulting companies McKinsey, BCG, Bain & Company, and Strategy&, formerly Booz

Colombia and Nicaragua’s Maritime Dispute Intensifies

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Less than one year after the International Court of Justice settled a long-standing maritime border dispute between Nicaragua and Colombia, the two countries are verbally sparring again. The southwestern Caribbean is important to both Nicaragua and Colombia for both strategic

Brazil may reject US fighter jet deal over NSA spying scandal

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Brazilian officials have expressed reluctance to purchasing dozens of military planes from the US after it was revealed that the NSA not only closely monitored Brazilian energy and military affairs, but also mined for commercial secrets. The US had planned

Mexico seeks ‘broad information’ on reported US spying

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MEXICO CITY, Mexico – Mexico has asked the United States to provide "broad information" about a report that it was among Latin American nations targeted by US electronic espionage, the foreign ministry said Tuesday, July 9. The Brazilian newspaper O

China, US to discuss cybersecurity at forum

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BEIJING (AP) — China is ready to discuss strengthening cybersecurity with U.S. officials at a high-level forum next week and wants Washington to help settle territorial disputes in East Asia, officials said Friday. Next week's two-day Strategic and Economic Dialogue in

REVIEW: The U-2 Spyplane: Toward the Unknown, A New History of the Early Years

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By Christopher Pocock. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2000. 288 pages. Reviewed by Dr. Gerald K. Haines Chris Pocock has done his homework well. His most recent book — The U-2 Spyplane, Toward the Unknown, A New History of the

REVIEW: KEEPING THE EDGE. Managing Defense for the Future

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By Ashton B. Carler and John P. White, eds., MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2001, 326 pages, $24.95. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Keeping the Edge: Managing Defense for the Future is a collection of essays published by the Preventive Defense Project, a research collaboration