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Chinese military uses wide network of female spies (dragnet spying)
Asahi Japan Watch ^ | 11/09/11 | KENJI MINEMURA

Posted on 11/09/2011 10:27:39 AM PST by TigerLikesRooster

Chinese military uses wide network of female spies

November 09, 2011

By KENJI MINEMURA / Correspondent

BEIJING--At 170 centimeters tall and with model-like looks, a former farming girl had no problems attracting attention at bars in Beijing. But she was only after a certain type of man, one who could provide secrets for use by the Chinese military.

"I felt a sense of guilt for deceiving people," she said.

The former spy now works as a company receptionist, but the Chinese military continues to rely on human spies for intelligence-gathering activities, despite the wide attention focused on its use of computers and satellites.

"While China's spying activities are among the most widespread in the world, it is difficult to grasp the whole picture," a Japanese government source said.

China's intelligence-gathering is conducted on a very wide scale, involving not only professional spies, but also ordinary students studying abroad as well as researchers.

Rather than obtain information from a predetermined target, China often casts a wide net to bring in a large volume of information. From that mountain of data, the most useful pieces are selected.

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She said she was never instructed to obtain certain documents or information. Instead, all she was asked to find were plans for business trips or information about the target's colleagues in the course of the conversation.

While there was no set pay, she was given several thousands of yuan whenever she completed a mission. One thousand yuan is about 12,000 yen or $154. She was also provided with an apartment.

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(Excerpt) Read more at ajw.asahi.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: china; espionage; humanwave
This is pretty much what I suspected. Chicom employs huge number of stringers. None of them professionally trained. They come and go. Chinese security lets them bring in information. Security agency sift them out to select useful intelligence. A dragnet approach of spying.
1 posted on 11/09/2011 10:27:44 AM PST by TigerLikesRooster
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To: TigerLikesRooster; Jeff Head; Tainan; hedgetrimmer; Unam Sanctam; taxesareforever; Avenger; ...

P!


2 posted on 11/09/2011 10:28:30 AM PST by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
The Dragon Lady lives!

3 posted on 11/09/2011 10:36:28 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

I’m sorry, but the only thing I’d tell that woman is, “Excuse me....I’m trying to grab my beer.”


4 posted on 11/09/2011 10:39:08 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: TigerLikesRooster
The Spy Who Loved Me. She love you long time (as long as your information is good).
5 posted on 11/09/2011 10:42:22 AM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

BREAKING: Chinese Female Spy Accuses Herman Cain in Sexual Assault


6 posted on 11/09/2011 10:42:36 AM PST by montyspython (This thread needs more cowbell)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

That nice young lady is INNOCENT!


7 posted on 11/09/2011 10:44:11 AM PST by RoosterRedux (Politics ain't beanbag!)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

send her over to my place, I’ll tell her anything.


8 posted on 11/09/2011 10:46:16 AM PST by newnhdad
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To: blueunicorn6

I agree.

Now, if she looked like the picture I just posted a couple of minutes ago, I’d be saying, “Excuse me.....yes, I’ll tell you anything. Anything you want to know. Go back to your apartment? Spend the night? Great idea. We can have more privacy.”

:)


9 posted on 11/09/2011 10:46:31 AM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: RoosterRedux

LOL!

Spy, shmy, who cares.

NOT GUILTY!


10 posted on 11/09/2011 10:47:43 AM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: newnhdad

LOL!

“You want access to the NSA database? No problem....I can arrange that for you.”


11 posted on 11/09/2011 10:48:50 AM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: RoosterRedux
I don't know if she is innocent, but she sure as heck is NOT GUILTY. Makes me wish I knew something worth selling out. Seriously Obama sold out the whole country and he ended up with Chewbacca. You figure he would at least get a Chicom hottie as a conciliation prize.
12 posted on 11/09/2011 10:49:58 AM PST by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad
Liu Yufei


13 posted on 11/09/2011 10:50:18 AM PST by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
They say the three main reasons people spy is....

Ego. Ideology. Sex.

Now if you have someone who isn't ideologically aligned, isn't all jacked up on the idea of being a double agent spy vs spy James Bond type - you need to get them with the ol’ “Honey Trap”.

The East Germans sent a cadre of really good looking men to seduce the secretaries of high officials in the West German government. Very successful operation!

14 posted on 11/09/2011 10:53:49 AM PST by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

I’m pretty sure Eric Holder runs the No. 2 Dept. in the U.S.


15 posted on 11/09/2011 10:54:56 AM PST by G Larry (I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his character)
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To: GonzoGOP

Chewbacca is Obama’s beard, his cover. He would most likely prefer a Thai lady-boy.


16 posted on 11/09/2011 10:58:16 AM PST by RoosterRedux (Politics ain't beanbag!)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

If the Chinese used spies like that, the USA would likely be a province of China in five years, lock, stock and barrel.

As another poster said, Obama sold out the USA, and all he got was a wookie. I expect better from an American President.

It’s like with Clinton. Monica Lewinsky? Please.

Sure, JFK was fooling around (prolifically) but at least he had Marilyn Monroe, for heaven’s sake. That’s a built-in excuse right there; who could resist?


17 posted on 11/09/2011 10:58:25 AM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Shame on me! Ok, I admit it, my first thought was, “yum”! Wonder if she wants to learn to snow ski?


18 posted on 11/09/2011 11:05:33 AM PST by WellyP (REAL)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

I recall my early trips to the old Soviet Union (Lithuania) in 1982 and 1984. In my mid 30s, I was approached by young ladies on each trip. Not only did they manage to “run into me” every day I was in country, but most of the questions they asked were related to my profession (computers). They wanted to know what I did, how I did things, what equipment I worked on, etc. In my opinion, both were KGB. My standard response was that I was on holiday and didn’t want to talk about work.


19 posted on 11/09/2011 11:06:25 AM PST by saltshaker
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To: RoosterRedux
Katoey (ladyboys) are better looking than his beard.
20 posted on 11/09/2011 11:07:30 AM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Kdnenfgiu fisj jdnzixnidjnnn sdjis ff Sorry....my eyes popped-out of my head for a minute there.


21 posted on 11/09/2011 11:15:26 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: blueunicorn6

LOL. That’s pretty much the reaction of most men, I’d daresay.


22 posted on 11/09/2011 11:18:07 AM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

This was already an old tactic when Jericho fell.


23 posted on 11/09/2011 11:19:30 AM PST by lightninglad
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To: lightninglad

Dragnet approach is something new, though. No spy organization can deploy so many simultaneously except China.


24 posted on 11/09/2011 11:21:48 AM PST by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Jabba the Hut is better looking than Moochelle. And much more pleasant.


25 posted on 11/09/2011 11:23:49 AM PST by RoosterRedux (Politics ain't beanbag!)
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To: blueunicorn6
You say you want the nuclear football the President carries around? No problem. I'll have it for you by next Tuesday.
26 posted on 11/09/2011 11:24:39 AM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Ai Shang-zhen


27 posted on 11/09/2011 11:26:57 AM PST by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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To: allmendream

“They say the three main reasons people spy is....

Ego. Ideology. Sex.”

The Soviets said the principal reason was cash. They tried to ALWAYS press cash upon their (knowing) sources, according to ‘Viktor Suvorov’. Not that I am a scholar, far less an expert on the subject.


28 posted on 11/09/2011 11:27:08 AM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

I found her Facebook page!


29 posted on 11/09/2011 11:29:02 AM PST by WellyP (REAL)
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To: RoosterRedux

“Chewbacca is Obama’s beard, his cover. He would most likely prefer a Thai lady-boy.”

Perhaps as a mentor.


30 posted on 11/09/2011 11:29:09 AM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

I’ll tell her anything she needs to know.


31 posted on 11/09/2011 11:32:53 AM PST by dfwgator (I stand with Herman Cain.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Li Bing Bing Got her Facebook page


32 posted on 11/09/2011 11:33:31 AM PST by WellyP (REAL)
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To: Psalm 144

Well yes, Cash is always nice - and keeps them coming back for more.

The more cash the more it makes the Ego driven feel like they are really important and living like James Bond or whatnot.

But yes, usually the seduced and the ideologically aligned are also paid cash.

Pollard for example claims that he was ideologically aligned with Israel - but he also wanted them to PAY HIM LOTS OF MONEY. And he also sold secrets to China.


33 posted on 11/09/2011 11:35:46 AM PST by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: newnhdad

I wonder if smart us guys or visitors in beijing use this to their advantage, e.g. by implying they are important gov or high tech executives with secret info and letting this kind of “spy” to seduce them.

They can make up some bs secrets during the passionate night..


34 posted on 11/09/2011 11:39:32 AM PST by heiss (heartless)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad
Katoey (ladyboys) are better looking than his beard.

Seriously those need to come with a warning label. That has to violate a whole bunch of truth in advertising laws.
35 posted on 11/09/2011 11:42:14 AM PST by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: dfwgator

Next time you visit china, print out some random defence docs from the internet, attach TOP SECRET label to them and read them in Starbucks.

Then simply wait until approached..


36 posted on 11/09/2011 11:44:46 AM PST by heiss (heartless)
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To: GonzoGOP

I was in Bangkok for a couple of weeks in ‘05 with my ex-wife. She was a stewardess, and flew around all over Asia. Her advice: If you see an absolutely stunning woman somewhere here in Bangkok, that’s not a woman. That’s a man. The men are more attractive as women then the women are.

And she was right.


37 posted on 11/09/2011 11:54:59 AM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: allmendream
The East Germans sent a cadre of really good looking men to seduce the secretaries of high officials in the West German government.

Didn't a bank out East do that for Barney Frank? Although, in that case I wouldn't call it a honey trap.

38 posted on 11/09/2011 12:06:17 PM PST by Sawdring
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To: TigerLikesRooster

There are about 40,000 Chinese “students” here in the US trolling for commercial and government secrets.


39 posted on 11/09/2011 12:15:36 PM PST by VanShuyten ("a shadow...draped nobly in the folds of a gorgeous eloquence.")
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To: Sawdring

No, in Barney’s case, it’d be a fudge trap.


40 posted on 11/09/2011 12:17:32 PM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: VanShuyten
Resistance Is Futile.
41 posted on 11/09/2011 12:19:12 PM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
The Lebanese do this as well, though they are still puzzling about why results are not quite what they hoped for.


42 posted on 11/09/2011 12:24:50 PM PST by Moltke (Always retaliate first.)
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To: Moltke
Eeeh. However, we must beware the ultimate jihad weapon of doom Naughty Muslim girl, running around with you hair uncovered; I'm going to have give you an honor spanking. Muqtada al-Sadr says, "I'd hit it."
43 posted on 11/09/2011 1:01:17 PM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: VanShuyten
There are about 40,000 Chinese “students” here in the US trolling for commercial and government secrets.

Some may be (I say this from my experience dealing closely with hundreds of Chinese nationals at our local university), but most probably aren't.

44 posted on 11/09/2011 1:13:28 PM PST by Constitutionalist Conservative (Of the declared candidates: (1) Perry, (2) Cain. I'll happily vote for either if he's the nominee.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Dude, her name is Liu Yifei, not Yu. She is a well-known actress here, by the way.


45 posted on 11/11/2011 3:10:28 PM PST by Phoebe From China (I believe we've arrived at another quintessential "Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock" moment.)
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