Although China has not really been out of the spotlight this year, there have been good reasons to keep watching the Communist state. The revelation that Rep. Eric Salwell (D-Cal) had a relationship with a Chinese spy shows China’s ambition for gathering intelligence.
The US government has placed sanctions on 14 Chinese officials who were responsible for disqualifying elected legislators in Hong Kong.
Meanwhile, NBC has reported that the CCP has been running tests to create a Captain America-style super soldier. However, experts are not as concerned about the potential advantage on the battlefield as they are about the consequences of tinkering with the human genome.
And to a near neighbor…. Amnesty claims that big tech companies are helping to stifle anti-government speech in Vietnam.