Skip to comments.Longtime US intel adviser resigns, was being paid by Chinese tech firm
Posted on 12/07/2013 3:50:13 AM PST by markomalley
A longtime adviser to the U.S. Director of National Intelligence has resigned after the government learned he has worked since 2010 as a paid consultant for Huawei Technologies Ltd., the Chinese technology company the U.S. has condemned as an espionage threat, The Associated Press has learned.
Theodore H. Moran, a respected expert on China's international investment and professor at Georgetown University, had served since 2007 as adviser to the intelligence director's advisory panel on foreign investment in the United States. Moran also was an adviser to the National Intelligence Council, a group of 18 senior analysts and policy experts who provide U.S. spy agencies with judgments on important international issues.
The case highlights the ongoing fractious relationship between the U.S. government and Huawei, China's leading developer of telephone and Internet infrastructure, which has been condemned in the U.S. as a potential national security threat. Huawei has aggressively disputed this, and its chief executive, Ren Zhengfei, has said the company has decided to abandon the U.S. market.
Moran, who had a security clearance granting him access to sensitive materials, was forced to withdraw from those roles after Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Va., complained in September to the intelligence director, James Clapper, that Moran's work on an international advisory council for Huawei "compromises his ability to advise your office."
"It is inconceivable how someone serving on Huawei's board would also be allowed to advise the intelligence community on foreign investments in the U.S.," Wolf wrote.
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... and Clapper didn’t know a thing about it ....
Rep. Frank Wolf knew about it but Clapper didn't. Sure Clapper didn't know!
I wonder how many more of these clowns are paid agents of the Chinese government (including the Clown in Chief).
Where are the charges of Treason.
Why are we keeping Pollard?
Send the man home.
To RATS, “treason” only applies to people who want to preserve the US Constitution.
Where are the charges of Treason. Why are we keeping Pollard?
Imho, Hanson, both Walkers, Pollard (and a few others), should have been hung.
Any relation to Rep. JIM MORAN, D. Va., you know, the one that hits little boys!!
Is Clapper as DUMB as he looks and sounds, or is he FAKING it so no one holds him accountable??
I am not in disagreement. I only refer to the hypocrisy of jailing Pollard while letting this guy resign as though he committed no wrong.
Oh, the webs these American-Freedom-hating traitors weave. May Justice find them and those around them.
Like roaches, if you see 1 there are 50 in the wall.
Seems the Chinese are intertwined ...
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