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The director of the FBI says the whole of Chinese society is a threat to the US - and Americans must step up as a society to defend themselves

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FBI director Christopher Wray issued a dire warning against China's growing influence during a Senate intelligence hearing on Tuesday.
He cited the variety of ways that China is implementing its plan to replace the US as the foremost global power, including infiltrating American academia.
China's Confucius Institutes are ostensibly language learning centers, but often serve as vehicles for Chinese propaganda at universities around the world, including the US.
Intelligence experts also cited Chinese cybersecurity threats as a major concern in 2018.
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Top intel chief says North Korea's weapons of mass destruction are the biggest threat to the US

Top intel chief says North Korea's weapons of mass destruction are the biggest threat to the US

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Reuters
US Intelligence chiefs said Tuesday that North Korea will be one of the most confrontational threats to the US this year.
North Korea's relentless push for nuclear weapons that could strike the US and its increasing cyberwarfare activities pose legitimate concerns for US national security, the officials said.
During the annual hearing on worldwide threats, officials also warned of the dangers posed by Russia, Iran, and China.
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats issued a dire warning Tuesday about the threat North Korea poses to the United States, citing its intentions to...
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Lawmakers grill top intelligence officials on threats posed by Russia, China, and North Korea

Lawmakers grill top intelligence officials on threats posed by Russia, China, and North Korea

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Thomson Reuters
The leaders of six top US intelligence agencies testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday for its annual "Worldwide Threats" hearing.
Topics ranged from cybersecurity to terrorism to nuclear threats.
The three big subjects were Russia, China, and North Korea.
The Senate Intelligence Committee grilled a panel of top-ranking intelligence officials about a series of rising global and cyber threats the United States faces on Tuesday.
Lawmakers and intel officials focused on the threats posed by China, Russia, and North Korea in particular. The hearing was...
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