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ESPIONAGE

Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 4, 2023
World's spy chiefs meet in secret conclave in Singapore
Such meetings are organized by the Singapore government and have been discreetly held at a separate venue alongside the security summit for several years, sources said.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 1, 2023
Chinese agent or private eye? Ex-New York policeman's 'Fox Hunt' trial kicks off
The case is the first of several involving alleged Fox Hunt schemes to reach trial in the United States, as officials crack down on what they term 'transnational repression.'
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 29, 2023
Japan issues destruction order after North Korea announces 'satellite' launch window
Pyongyang plans to launch a military satellite between Wednesday and June 11, in what would be its first space rocket launch in more than seven years.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
May 17, 2023
North Korea is about to launch its first spy satellite
Leader Kim Jong Un has visited a facility assembling the country's first spy satellite, indicating it could soon conduct its first space rocket launch in about seven years.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
May 15, 2023
China jails U.S. citizen for life on espionage charges
John Shing-wan Leung, an American passport holder and Hong Kong permanent resident, 'was found guilty of espionage' and sentenced to life imprisonment.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 9, 2023
Police raid consulting firm as China starts anti-spy campaign
A provincial TV channel in Jiangsu reported the start of a countrywide campaign against national security violations among consulting firms.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / FOCUS
Apr 29, 2023
China 'police station' case shows U.S. ramping up use of foreign agent laws
The U.S. Justice Department last year charged at least 25 people with violating or conspiring to violate the law — the highest number since at least 2003.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 26, 2023
China pushes ahead with new revised spy law, report says
The law was approved during a Standing Committee meeting of the National People’s Congress on Wednesday, state-run Xinhua News Agency reported.
Japan Times
JAPAN / ANALYSIS
Apr 23, 2023
Japan order to shoot down North Korean rocket dramatic, but intercept unlikely
Experts say the order to shoot down any falling North Korean rocket components is more about reassuring a nervous public than actually intercepting them.
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 22, 2023
U.S. airman shared sensitive intelligence more widely and for longer than previously known
A Discord user matching the profile of Jack Teixeira distributed intelligence to a larger chat group, days after the beginning of the Ukraine war.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Apr 21, 2023
Japan eases criteria for using weapons to shoot down balloons
The decision is intended as a buttress against China, but the Defense Ministry has not explained in detail the procedures to be taken for the use of live fire.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / ANALYSIS
Apr 21, 2023
Eyes in skies: North Korea looks to spy satellites to bolster surveillance capabilities
The move could enable Pyongyang to monitor military sites and potential targets in neighboring countries and the United States.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 19, 2023
Kim Jong Un calls for spy satellite, citing threat from U.S. and South Korea
The North Korean leader reportedly said military reconnaissance satellites would play a crucial role in the state’s defense capabilities, sovereignty and legitimate right to self-defense.
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 19, 2023
China readying supersonic spy drone unit, leaked U.S. assessment shows: report
The Washington Post said it obtained the assessment from classified files allegedly posted online by a member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard, who was arrested last week.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Apr 18, 2023
Ukraine’s spring offensive just got harder
The bad news for Ukraine is that U.S. spies doubt Kyiv’s military and the Western alliance is fractious. The good news is that Ukrainians have the stomach to fight.
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 17, 2023
Ukraine says it is finding more Chinese components in Russian weapons
Intelligence gathered by Ukrainian experts from the battlefield stated that Chinese-made parts were found in a navigation system in drones that had previously used a Swiss system.
Japan Times
WORLD / ANALYSIS
Apr 16, 2023
Pentagon leaks: New twists in a familiar plot
The Pentagon intelligence leaks have offered new details about the state of the war in Ukraine but have not fundamentally altered the overall picture of it.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Apr 15, 2023
Airman suspected of leaking secret U.S. documents hit with federal charges
Jack Teixeira, 21, was charged on Friday with unlawfully copying and transmitting classified material.
Japan Times
EDITORIALS
Apr 14, 2023
U.S. intel leaks expose modern realities of keeping secrets
Leaked U.S. documents threaten to expose important military secrets and to undermine the confidence of America's allies.
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 14, 2023
U.S. left red-faced over 21-year-old’s alleged tie to intelligence leak
Washington is going to have a hard time explaining how the biggest U.S. intelligence leak in a decade may have been committed by an airman in a junior role.

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