Chinese rank US as ‘top threat’: survey

Chinese people believe the United States is the “top threat” facing their country, a poll showed Wednesday, with most suspecting the world’s number one economy of trying to “prevent China from becoming an equal power”.

A survey by the Washington-based Pew Research Center revealed 45 percent of Chinese consider US power and influence to be a “major threat” — more than economic instability (35 percent), climate change (34 percent) and the Islamic State (15 percent). Continue reading

How North Korean Satellites Threaten the World

Above our heads right now is a North Korean satellite “tumbling in orbit.” Even though it doesn’t house a nuclear payload, it poses a major threat. It isn’t about to fall on somebody’s house or car. It’s much worse than that. The dangers are, firstly, that it is careening through space, and secondly, that it is the next step in North Korea’s aggressive nuclear policy.

Threatening Space

Kwangmyongsong 4 (translated Shining Star 4), the satellite launched on February 7, is currently traveling about 300 miles above the Earth on a roughly north-south orbit, according to cbs. If it were alone in the vastness of space, there wouldn’t be a problem. But it is not alone. Continue reading

Britain calls in spies amid security fears as we let CHINA build our nuclear plants

The patients are running the asylum as money and business apparently now hold precedent over national security and public well being in Great Britain.

 

BRITISH spies will guard new nuclear plants built by Chinese firms amid fears they could be used to infiltrate national security.

The safeguard emerged as President Xi Jinping arrives for a four-day state visit hailed by David Cameron as a symbol of a “golden era” in relations with Beijing.

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