William Jones has been the Washington Bureau Chief for the Executive Intelligence Review (EIR) since 1994. He has studied China and the Eurasian Landbridge in recent 20 years. He has started his research on China’s Belt and Road Initiative since 2013. He is the co-author of the EIR report From the Silk Road to a World Landbridge.
Expertise : International Politics; Macro economy
The decline of the US infrastructure in real terms is obvious to anyone with eyes to see. Our roads are filled with potholes, our railroads are slow and uncomfortable, (often dangerous), and our bridges are collapsing. But the cause is not, as President Donald Trump has been persuaded to believe, some "trade deficit" with China.
Recent allegations raised by a lengthy Bloomberg article on October 4 claimed that intricate spyware had been placed on equipment utilized by Apple and Amazon by PLA hackers and had been distributed by them to 30 different U.S. companies, including the U.S. Government thus jeopardizing their cybersecurity. The story was said to be based on “extensive interviews with government and corporate sources”, although no names were mentioned.