China used ‘double-crossing companies’ to steal U.S. national security research
While the federal government invests heavily in research, it’s actually China that gets more out of it, according to a Defense Department study of its spending that is getting attention on Capitol Hill.
Sen. Joni Ernst, Iowa Republican, touted the findings of the study Wednesday, saying the Pentagon’s conclusions should be worrying not just to the defense world, but to every government agency that spends on research China might be interested in.
“China, not the U.S., is the ultimate beneficiary of DoD and other [U. S. government] research investments,” the Pentagon’s review concluded, according to Ms. Ernst.
The Pentagon’s review is not public...