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  • The Man Who Wasn't There (Secret Coup in China)

    02/26/2014 12:43:05 PM PST · by mojito · 11 replies
    Foreign Policy ^ | 2/25/2014 | Isaac Stone Fish
    It was an easy story to miss. On Feb. 22, the Beijing newspaper China Business Herald, citing an anonymous source, reported that PetroChina International Vice President Shen Dingcheng had been missing for weeks. As a single point of data, the story means little. But the disappearance of Shen (which dozens of other Chinese news outlets covered) is likely another piece of the still unfolding and maddeningly opaque saga of Zhou Yongkang. Shen, it turns out, served as Zhou's secretary for part of the 1990s. Formerly one of the most powerful men in China, Zhou ran China's state security apparatus as...
  • Three Chinese Nationals and Two Corporations Charged with Illegally Exporting Defense Articles...

    10/06/2009 7:30:13 PM PDT · by Cindy · 13 replies · 1,035+ views - DOJ Press Release ^ | October 5, 2009 | n/a
    Note: The following text is a quote: Three Chinese Nationals and Two Corporations Charged with Illegally Exporting Defense Articles and Commerce Controlled Electronics Components to China and Conspiring to Violate U.S. Export Laws BOSTON, MA—Three nationals of the People’s Republic of China and two corporations were charged on October 1, 2009 in federal court with conspiring over a period of 10 years to illegally export defense articles, designated on the United States Munitions List, and Commerce controlled electronics components to end-users in China, including several Chinese military entities. Acting United States Attorney Michael K. Loucks; John J. McKenna, Special Agent...
  • 2,800 Year Old Treasures Brought To Light (Zhou Dynasty)

    12/19/2005 11:37:37 AM PST · by blam · 5 replies · 543+ views
    2,800-year-old treasures brought to light Great archaeological progress has been made in the excavation of the large-scale ruins and the tombs of noble lords of the Zhou Dynasty (771-221 BC) in Liangdai Village of Hancheng, Shaanxi Province as learned from the Shaanxi Research Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology on Sunday in Xi'an, capital of Shaanxi Province, reports the overseas edition of People's Daily on December 19. Great quantities of various treasures with a history of more than 2,800 years have been discovered through the initial excavation of the three large graves and one chariot and horse pit. They include...
  • Eastern Zhou Grave Pit Unearthed In Luoyang

    10/26/2005 4:27:29 PM PDT · by blam · 13 replies · 424+ views
    Eastern Zhou grave pit unearthed in Luoyang 2005-10-26 13:51:52Two worker clear up the relics in the newly unearthed pit. [newsphoto] The horse-and-vehicle pit excavated in this cultural relics discovery [newsphoto] Archaeologists and workers excavate cultural relics from an Eastern Zhou Dynasty grave that was found in Luoyang of Central China's Henan Province on October 25, 2005. Bronzeware, jade, and horse pit unearthed from the burial site are in good shape, which is peculiar in this ancient city of Luoyang, as usually 90 percent of the graves are empty upon discovery. [newsphoto]According to the experts, it is a a scholar-bureaucrat's...
  • Kissinger s true motives revealed

    03/21/2002 2:29:58 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 16 replies · 222+ views
    The New Australian ^ | 17 March 2002 | Rita Fang
    Remember the secretive, ground-breaking trip to mainland China undertaken by former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in 1971? Historians describe it as the first step leading to Taiwan’s isolation in the international arena. The Nixon administration, alarmed by the global ambitions of the then-mighty Soviet Union, saw the mainland as a counterweight to curb Soviet expansionism. Kissinger detailed his secret visit in the first volume of his memoirs entitled "The White House Years". Some of these “facts,” however, are now being questioned with the release of classified documents by a research group called the National Security Archive. With his...