A collection of 117 posts
Facing the New Frontier: The Imperative of Tactically Responsive Launch in the U.S.-China Space Race
As the U.S.-China space race escalates, tactically responsive launch (TRL) is crucial. TRL permits quick satellite deployment, countering space warfare threats. Technological advancements and policy adjustments are imperative in this new space age.
Inoculate Yourself Against Russian Disinformation - And Its Amplifiers
With a little effort and objectivity anyone can learn to spot Russian disinformation narratives. They are pervasive, adaptable to any ideology, and increasingly destabilizing. Developing and honing this skill has never been more important.
Chinese Spies in US Law Enforcement - And Everywhere Else
The regular counterintelligence chat with William Tucker is a day late but full of new Chinese espionage activity in the NYPD, the EU, and beyond. We also touch on intelligence history and why literature from the Middle Ages or beyond is not only fascinating but still relevant.
Election Threats and Disrupting Chinese Espionage
In this episode we discuss the recent report for Microsoft that details Russian, Chinese, and Iranian attacks on individuals and organizations tied to our presidential campaigns and the recent move to revoke the visas of more than 1,000 Chinese grad students and researchers
Counterintelligence Chat: Alexei Navalny & Alexander Ma
William Tucker returns to look at the apparent poisoning of Alexei Navalny and yet another Chinese espionage case, this time involving Alexander Ma. It’s a classic case, with a Hawaii connection, and there’s likely more interesting details to come.
Washington Takes Aim at the Confucius Institute
Today’s decision to force the Confucius Institute to register as a foreign mission is the subject of my regular Thursday evening counterintelligence chat with Covert Contact regular William Tucker. We look at why it was necessary and where we, and China, might go from here.