February 14, 2023

What the U.S. Is Doing to Curtail Chinese Land Ownership

Source: Newsweek

Journalist: Aleks Phillips

China has maintained the first aircraft was a wayward civilian weather balloon and has not been named by U.S. officials as the source of the others.

Tom Shugart, a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security suggested radio emissions were the most likely target. He told Newsweek: "I'd think this is more espionage risk and surveillance risk, the idea being that if China has facilities or owns land or property near military bases, they could potentially set up listening equipment or other surveillance equipment."

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  • Tom Shugart

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Defense Program

    Thomas Shugart is an Adjunct Senior Fellow with the Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). His research focuses on undersea warfare and maritime com...