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Posted on 01/30/2018 2:08:57 AM PST by TigerLikesRooster
CIA chief says China 'as big a threat to US' as Russia
Chinese efforts to exert covert influence over the West are just as concerning as Russian subversion, the director of the CIA has said.
Mike Pompeo told the BBC that the Chinese "have a much bigger footprint" to do this than the Russians do.
As examples he cited efforts to steal US commercial information and infiltration of schools and hospitals - and this extended to Europe and the UK.
Mr Pompeo was a hardline Republican congressman before becoming CIA chief.
In his BBC interview, Mr Pompeo also said:
He expected Russia to try to disrupt US mid-term elections in November 2018. There had been no significant diminishing of Russian attempts at subversion in Europe and the US.
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China is as big a threat to Russia as to the US, too. Population pressure in Siberia is for diffusion of Chinese into Russia. Mmmmm... resources...
The glories of a multipolar world.
China and Russia remain problematic.
Both countries will hit a dead end because they’re authoritarian regimes repressive of their own people, and hell bent on avenging history itself for unfolding against their wishes and the visions of their tyrannical predessecors. History sides with favor of freedom and truth.
“The nations plot in vain...” - Psalm 2
Russia has over 1,500 strategic nukes on active standby. They have a total of nearly 9,000.
China has a total of less than 300 nukes with about 150 on active standby.
To suggest China is an equal threat is ludicrous.
Deep state, _federal_reserve_ agency, wants USA transfering our wealth and USA jobs there.
Mr Pompeo: Compare/contrast China with today’s Democratic Party
China’s threat is actually much stronger than Russia’s.
The Chinese have a growing economy and will have the financial strength to build a strong military.
Russia is led by a tin pot dictator who still lives in the KGB mentality and can’t escape it long enough to let the Russian people thrive.
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