silk road (2)

12374731694?profile=RESIZE_400xAuthor Mercy Kuo often engages subject-matter experts, policy practitioners, and strategic thinkers across the globe for their diverse insights into US Asia policy.   This article highlights a conversation with Christopher R. O’Dea, adjunct fellow at Hudson Institute and author of the forthcoming book “Ships of State: China’s New Maritime Empire,” is the 400th in “The Trans-Pacific View Insight Series.”

How are China’s shipping companies serving the Chinese state?  Beijing’s state-owned shipping

12253859258?profile=RESIZE_400xRed Sky Alliance has long presented evident of China’s modern-day Silk Road initiatives.  Much of the Chinese targets were in Africa; many tying in cyber as the linkage.  Below is a good exposé by Sentinel Labs.  In the evolving cyber threat landscape, it’s always important to constantly challenge our biases.  There are large pockets of important threat activity occurring in regions around the world less commonly addressed in Western threat research.  While much attention has rightfully been dra