PIE IN THE SKY?
Pentagon Admits Big Satellite Plan Might Not Prevent Attacks
Techies Snicker at Secret Service Agent’s Mar-a-Lago Malware
An agent stuck one of the USB drives from an unannounced Chinese national’s electronics stash into his agency computer, infecting it—and prompting widespread derision.
ZERO SUMMIT GAME
No China Trade Deal, No Summit. That's a Good Thing.
China’s overwhelming dependence on the U.S. market gives Trump extraordinary leverage, and he just might use it. So it’s a good thing premature summit predictions fizzled.
CASE OF THE MISSING SWIMSUIT
Woman Lied Way Into Mar-a-Lago With Malware, Feds Say
The woman gave Secret Service conflicting accounts of why she was at the Trump property.
Pence’s Plan to Land on the Moon by 2024 Is Ludicrous
The perceived threat? China.
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE GATHERING
U.S. Must Put a Ban on Google Helping the Chinese Military
Google’s decision to help China is paving the way for Beijing’s ‘digital dictatorship.’ Ultimately, Washington must make a political decision to criminalize such collaboration.
Trump Wants $143B in Robo-Subs, Mach 5 Weapons to Beat China
The Pentagon’s 2020 wishlist has big asks for robot warships, robot subs, and $300 million for Trump’s space force, which may get a fancy new satellite to thwart Russia and China.
Here’s How China Plays North Korea—And Trump
In Kim Jong Un, Beijing has been nurturing a “rabid dog.” Can he be tamed as part of a trade deal with Washington?