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U.S. Warns Americans to Leave Area Around Kabul Airport Immediately
"Us state department issued a new security alert for kabul afghanistan. Saturday warning people to leave the airport area immediately. Because of a specific credible threat meanwhile the evacuation of americans and the afghans who supported the us continues. Npr's quil lawrence has more. The us has now they've evacuated five thousand four hundred us citizens and the total evacuation numbers up to one hundred seventeen thousand. Most of these are. Afghans wanted to flee the country but the operation has been very confusing. I mean the rush to the airport. When the the kabul government suddenly fell there's been confusion between the taliban who are holding the perimeter and checkpoints outside the airport and then the us troops who were guarding the airport itself and rumors about the taliban coming in npr's quil lawrence
US Evacuates Some Afghan Embassy Staff as Taliban Surges
"Of Afghanistan's American trained military forces has certainly put a Biden administration on the defensive, insisting it's not abandoning the Afghan government and its people, But as a Taliban moves closer and closer to Kabul American diplomats are being evacuated from the U. S. Embassy as the security situation worsens by the hour. CBS is Christina Rufin is at the White House with more for US State Department denies the embassy is closing or moving to a fallback location of the heavily secured airport. But when asked about reports of staff being told to destroy classified materials, a department spokesperson told CBS News. It was part of standard operating procedure for a diplomatic drawdown. The message we are sending to the people of Afghanistan is One of enduring partnership. Meanwhile, the people of Afghanistan can only watch as the U. S moves out and the Taliban moves in the U.
U.S. Releases List of 2019 Gifts to Government Officials
"Wednesday the us state department dropped their twenty nineteen list of high value gifts from foreign governments and it reads like monopoly man's estate sale. Which by the way should be happening anytime. Now he was seventy in one thousand nine forty when we met him. So keep an eye out for that estate sale but either four columns in this ninety two page document which indicate in the first call Who the gift was to gift date. And the date of acceptance the estimated value the current disposition relocation who was from and the reason that the gift was accepted right. Which pretty much on all of them. The acceptance was non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to the donor and the us government right right. And then then you can't take it unless you buy it like exports. That's better than we're in cahoots right or you can give it away which is like What most most folks do in the government right so The list was mostly gifts to to trump Some to to his underlying The guy was asking me pence somebody the kushner's etc pretty much. All of them were the vice. I mean come on anyway the list. This was mostly give to trump and stuff like ceramic dragon head from the president of the socialist republic. Vietnam i want to look into that. That was fifteen fifteen hundred ninety dollars. A brazilian hardwood bench carved to resemble a jaguar from higher bolsonaro. It's pretty cool. Levin hundred bucks a brown leather bound book of hebrew songs from netanyahu for five hundred a painting of donald trump himself to donald trump himself on a dual paying glass surface from also from vietnam. Fifty two hours mart gift. Yes mark gift right. I mean favors gift. But it's on the glass. It sound sick. Like if you're going to give someone a painting themselves it's gotta be
Deborah Lipstadt Picked as Biden's Antisemitism Envoy
"Alarmed by a wave of attacks on american jews tied to the recent violence between israel and hamas american jewish committee and others in may press the white house to address a glaring void in the us state department the absence of a special envoy to monitor and combat anti-semitism around the world. This week president biden. Fill that vacancy. With one of america's preeminent jewish historians and holocaust scholars emory university professor. Deborah lipstadt professor. Lipstadt joined us on people at the pod shortly after the release of her latest book anti-semitism here and now a series of letters to an imagined college student and imagined colleague. Both of whom are perplexed by contemporary expressions of the most ancient hatred. We discussed whether the world is sufficiently aware of this ever present. danger professor. Thank you for joining us. Thank you for having me so tell me what did inspire you to write this book wind. Did you start writing it. Was there a catalyst. The catalyst was a lot of things that happen amazingly enough now. It sounds like h industry a in two thousand fourteen. The shooting in brussels the the murderer in brussels of visitors to the jewish museum there and a lot of the anti-semitism that emerged around the war in gaza. But it was clear to me that it wasn't just related to the war in gaza that there had been enough other things happening that to just say. Oh this is all about. Gaza was a simplistic view. I wrote an op. Ed for the new york times got a tremendous amount of attention. Discussion and Finally i didn't. I thought that would be the end of it. My agent set me deborah. There's a book here. Where's the proposal. I said i have wallowed in the sewers of anti semitism and holocaust and office so much in my life. I really don't want to write about this. But he wouldn't give up. So i wrote the proposal. He presented to a publisher. They were interested in. I had to write the book. I mean a flip about that really. But as the time where i really started writing the book i would say two thousand fifteen amid to end two thousand fifteen and by that point. It was clear that the book was to me. It was clear that the book was
India's Foreign Minister out of G-7 Meeting Over COVID Risk
"India's foreign minister has pulled out of in person meetings at a group of seven gathering in London because of possible exposure to the coronavirus super money NJ Shankar tweeted that off to being made aware that he was in contact with K. B. positive cases he decided to conduct his engagements in the virtual made out of caution and consideration for others the US state department said that they had been advised that the U. S. delegation was able to continue with the T. seven activities as planned because of the cost me matches they were taking at the events India is not a tease of membership but was invited along with South Korea Australia and South Africa as a guest for the second day of the meeting Karen Thomas London
U.S. State Department announces new video game diplomacy program
"Nationwide news as the US state department announced a new video game diplomacy program in conjunction with the nonprofit games for change the program seeks to engage over twenty seven hundred students in the US Israel United Arab Emirates and Bahrain in a virtual student Exchange program that will Center on the development and creation of socially impactful video games. The program's official name is The Game Exchange in its initial round will feature under-represented and under-served students from schools in New York City Atlanta and Detroit students will be taught aspects of video game development code in competition and the social impact of video games. The US state department has runs similar projects in years past involving music art stem acting film and radio as part of their diplomacy policies Susanna Pollock president of the program says that game design is a US export weather is US expertise to bring to other parts of birth. While bridging cultural gaps and sharing that expertise
Cyberespionage and influence operations. Reading the US State Departments mail.
"Kitten also known as phosphorus or t a four fifty three the well-known thread actor associated with iran's is revolutionary guard corps has resurfaced in cyber espionage campaign directed against israeli and us medical researchers proof point researchers conclude that the current campaign. They call bad. Blood is fishing for credentials belonging to geneticists neurologists and oncologists. The campaign uses email spoofing. Communications from israeli scientists proof point is confident in its conclusions but also admits that as is often the case. Attribution is based on circumstantial evidence. Bad bloods objective. Remains obscure record points out. Proof point told the record that the pandemic has produced a surge in collection against biomedical research targets. But the specialties said to be of interest to charming kitten. Genetics oncology and neurology. Don't bear any close. Immediate connections to covid nineteen research nonetheless. The collection proceeds and continues to prospect senior researchers politico reports that russia's holiday bear may have sex accessed. Us state department e mails. It doesn't appear that classified. Communications were compromised but emails exchanged by foggy bottom bureau of european and eurasian affairs and bureau of east asian and pacific affairs. Were apparently being read in moscow. Dark reading has a summary of the current state of knowledge about the sunburst exploitation of solar winds orion platform the. Us is still considering. Its options with respect to response retaliation defense and deterrence in. What the atlantic council characterizes as a strategic failure the council's report said quote. The sunburst crisis was a failure of strategy more than it was the product of an information technology problem or a mythical adversary overlooking that question of strategy invites crises larger and more frequent than those. The united states is battling today the. Us government and industry should embrace the idea of persistent flow to address this strategic shortfall emphasizing that effective cybersecurity is more about speed balance and concentrated action both the public and private sectors must work together to ruthlessly prioritize risk make lynch pin systems in the cloud more defensible and make federal cyber risk management. More self adaptive and quote
US State Department: Celebrating International Women’s Day
"International Women's Day, the State Department's awarding 15 women around the world for their courage. Secretary ST Anthony Blinken says these women are championing human rights and equality in countries where their own rights are marginalized. Remind us of something we must never forget. That it is often women who lead the charge for human rights, democracy and justice, including in places where women hold much less than half of the political, economic and social power on reserve. These awards include a woman who was imprisoned in Belarus for being an advocate for democracy and human rights activist in me and Mark This
2 Myanmar protesters killed by police fire, reports say
"Two anti coup protesters have been shot dead by riot police in Myanmar local media have reported the shootings had occurred in Myanmar's second largest city Mandalay where tear gas water cannons and rubber bullets had been used on protesters earlier in the day and you protesters in Myanmar's two largest cities also paid tribute to a young woman who died a day earlier after being shot by police during a rally against the military takeover US state department spokesperson net price offered his government's condolences and reiterated coals on the military to refrain from violence against peaceful protest is the military seized power earlier this month after detaining Nobel laureate Aung sung suu kyi saying elections in November what tainted by voting irregularities I'm Serra basses
How TPA Is Leading The Alliance
"Morning. Good afternoon and good evening. Welcome to security rabbit hole to another edition of the down the security rabbit hole. Podcast this i have got the james back on the show james. Good good to have you back. Yeah welcome to the welcome to the new year man. It's yes we some twenty twenty thousand officially twenty twenty. Not you know ten minutes later. You made a you got through the new year. Okay no casualties. Yeah now say made it through You know chilly on the other side but hopefully in a month or so. It'll start warming up for us right. Yeah well it's it's january end of january ish so Middle of january. I think we're issue that center the middle of january so Yeah it's gonna hit you get back in the sixties any day. Now maya will entry outside. That has completely wilted because it's like what the heck it's been in the upper twenties at night but all right enough about the weather. And the post apocalyptic twenty twenty one year you guys know part of the skewed visor alliance otherwise known as the alliance if you're part of in your security leadership you absolutely should be. I'll look us up on length dan. It's we'll talk a little bit more about how to joining and get things done. But basically a community of seaso's insecurity leads that to make the world better and get to get a little get a little community income roderick process and to that end we have a new executive director boy. Wouldn't it be great if we had him on. The show and so here is gary. Welcome to the podcast. Thank you very much happy to be here calling in from sunny sunny southern california. It's absolutely beautiful. Yeah that's that's that's beautiful. I love that Are you guys What's your what's your temperatures there. You're the seventy six no no. I'm actually embarrassed to say that it's going to be eighty five degrees here today. L. man all right. Yeah yeah yeah. I apologize for that theft. Never apologize i kind of wish it was here all right so a little bit of your background and we'll kind of dive into the alliance of what you're going to be doing it. Sure so this has been a long path for me in the In the cybersecurity space. I actually started in in the Early nineteen eighties. Eight eight dating myself. That way. But i think i was in it before i even knew i was in it. If that makes sense. I was learning what it wasn't a thing But at the same time. I was still doing what other guys were doing. And that's you know. Hey there was some technology beginning to get implemented in places and And there was a general sense that you had to worry about how it got secured Working with a A defense contractor in the dc area and they brought in wang word processing systems. And now you're now you're really dating. Oh this is this is crazy for yet. Do you wanna stop here. I am i. Am i too old for the show great. I don't know how many of our listeners remember the way god a while well. Or how deep. The penetration of that product was across especially across government. It was used really well so anyway. I sort became Someone who one of the people who understood the the underpinnings of wang a little bit and and what have you. And i'm not saying i'm proud of that. I'm just saying i did it. And along the way the. Us state department decided to standardize on on wang systems. They had no No computing technology in embassies and consulates around the world Back in those days the only means of communicating if you were working in an embassy or consulate was by sending telegrams sending cables and those were all done very secure rooms. And you know you kinda typed out a telegram. Carry it up to the to the communication center it was re entered into a into a cable system and sent out to whatever. The destination was so word processing was a huge step up as you can imagine at that time and and they rightly got a little bit worried about what. What does it mean. If we start putting these things all over the world and And i had the good fortune to be recruited at that time and later mentored by By one of the people. I think is really one of the sort of unsung giants in the in the cybersecurity. Space guy name lynn mcnulty Who later became a significant player. Nist and variety of other places but but lynn was tasked with building a what they called the computer security team For the department state he
US condemns 'harsh tactics' used against pro-Navalny demonstrators in Russia
"Another crackdown against protesters. In russia demanding the release of opposition leader alexei navalny in russia's second largest city saint petersburg police made hundreds of arrests the kremlin has called. These demonstrations illegal vowing to continue cracking down despite international opposition. The us state department has called for the release of navalny and told the russian government to respect the rights of those protesting the volney who returned to russia earlier this month after being poisoned last summer remains in jail now. A court in moscow did reject an appeal by novell news attorneys on thursday to release him. He does have another hearing this week. Fox's trae ginks hearing. Tuesday could result in nevada. Going to prison for many years.
With mass protests, Russia's resurgent opposition poses test for Putin — and Biden
"Allies of jailed russian opposition leader. Alexey navalny who faces years in prison called for new protests next weekend to demand his release following a wave of demonstrations that turned out tens of thousands across the country and a defiant challenge to president vladimir putin mass rallies took place. Saturday in over one hundred cities in what observers said was the largest outpouring of anger in years and nevada. Supporters urged protesters to keep up the pressure. Navan strategist leonid. Volkov tweeted monday for more demonstrations on january thirty first in all russian cities for navalny's freedom for our freedom for justice during saturday's protests over thirty seven hundred people were detained according to vdi info a human rights group that monitors political arrests. The group said the number was a record in its nine years of work more than fourteen hundred detentions in moscow alone also a record. According to russian media some of those detained were released without charges. But many others faced court hearings and moscow courts have handed jail terms ranging from seven to fifteen days to at least thirty detainees and fined sixty four others authorities also launched more than a dozen criminal investigations in moscow petersburg and other russian cities on charges of inciting unrest involving minors and illegal activity violence against police blocking roads hooliganism and damaging property. The molly's team said russia's investigative committee also probing violations of virus related restrictions. Dozens of nevada associates in various cities. Were detained in the days. Before the protests alexandra truck senior partner of the apology of protests. Legal aid group and fall into defense of over. One thousand detainees from the saturday protests called the authorities response unprecedented navalny an anti corruption. Campaigner and putin's fiercest critic was arrested january seventeenth as he returned to russia from germany where he had spent nearly five months recovering from pneumonia. Agent poisoning that he blames on the kremlin russian authorities deny the accusations. He was ordered jailed for thirty days but faces years in prison with authorities accusing him of violating the terms of a suspended sentence and a two thousand fourteen conviction for financial misdeeds. Navalny has said the conviction was motivated. Navan arrest and detention of demonstrators sparked outrage both at home and abroad and some western officials suggested imposing a sanctions on russia for its jailing off. Navalny white house press secretary. Jen psaki urged the immediate. And unconditional release of navalny as well as those who were detained in the crackdown. Sake did not say. When president joe biden plans to speak to putin biden was asked if he would put sanctions on the people involved in the poisoning and arrest of navalny and what that means for prospects of the extension of the new start nuclear arms treaty with russia. I find that we can both operate in the mutual self interest of our countries as a new start agreement and make it clear to russia that we are very concerned about their behavior. He said whether it involves evolving or some other issue the european union's foreign ministers on monday condemned his arrest and the detention of thousands at the protests the council considered it completely unacceptable condemned the mass detentions and the police brutality of the weekend. He you foreign policy chief. Joseph burrell said after chairing the meeting in brussels. The ministers however stopped short of weighing new sanctions. Barral said there has not been any concrete proposal on the table but added that the ministers are ready to act. Depending on the circumstances and russia public indignation was further. Fueled by an investigation. All team released into what they called. Putin's palace a two hour video posted on youtube. On january nineteenth alleged a lavish palace was built for putin on the black sea through an elaborate corruption scheme. It has since received over eighty six million views. The kremlin has denied. The estate had anything to do with the president. Speaking to students via video on monday putin himself addressed the allegations calling them an attempt to brainwash our citizens and saying that none of what is mentioned there as my property has never belonged and doesn't belong to me or my close relatives asked about saturday's protests. Putin said that all people have the right to express their point of view within limits outlined by law he referenced the january six attack on the us capitol and said that those taking part in it were facing between fifteen and twenty five years as if for domestic terrorism. They also came out with political slogans but outside the law. Why should everything outside. The law be allowed here know putin said the russian protests and crackdown appeared to have further strained russia. Us relations us state department spokesman. Ned price on saturday condemned the use of harsh tactics against protesters and journalists and a thirties to release navalny and all those detained for exercising. Their universal rights kremlin spokesman. Dmitry peskov accused washington of interfering with russia's internal affairs after the us embassy in moscow warning on its website detailing times and places of rallies in different russian cities and urging us citizens to avoid them on monday russia's deputy foreign minister sergey raghav lodged a protest to the us ambassador. John sullivan in connection to social media posts in support of unlawful rallies by the us embassy in moscow the ministry said it has also deemed the statement of the us state department spokesman inappropriate.
One Struum to Rule Them All
"The us. Federal bureau of investigation is quote accepting tips and digital media depicting rioting or violence in and around the us capitol on january sixth. Submissions can be made at fbi dot gov slash us capital. That's capitol spelled with an o cnn sources. Say the us state department told us diplomats to pause posting on social media a measure normally taken after a terrorist attack or major natural disaster and facebook will block the president's use of facebook and instagram for a minimum of two weeks. Twitter suspended the president's personal account for twelve hours and warned further violations would bring a permanent suspension twitch disabled the president's account snapchat locked the president's account indefinitely and shop affi- took stores run by the trump organization and trump campaign off line for violating their policy on supporting organizations that promote violence. Japan's nec says it has developed facial recognition that works for people wearing facial coverings. The system uses the visible parts of the face like the eyes and claims and accuracy rate of ninety nine point. Nine percents with verification. Less than one second nec is testing the new system at a shop in its tokyo headquarters and he sees at neo face. Live facial recognition is used by the london metro. Police lufthansa the airline and swiss international airlines as well the wi fi alliance launched the wi fi six e certification program. That opens the door for devices to us six gigahertz band wi fi. Six is fully compatible with wifi six and can support up to seven hundred sixty megahertz channels at once only using the latest. Wpa three security protocol on the band. Idc estimates three hundred thirty eight million wi fi. Six e devices will enter the market this year with twenty percent of all wi fi six devices supporting sixty by twenty twenty two. If you want a little more on wi fi six and six each account no little more dot com acis as the suggested retail price for its components like motherboards in graphics cards in the us the increased cost comes as waivers on us tariffs against chinese made goods of seven point five to twenty five percent expired on december thirty first. An example is the are og strikes or s. t. r. i x. l. c. radio on our sixty eight hundred x t which launched at eight hundred ninety nine dollars. Ninety nine cents now listed at one thousand seventy nine so prices going up folks. Keep tiktok has a new augmented reality filter that uses the iphone. Twelve pro lite are sensor gives you a confetti effect that looks like real confetti in your room seems a little but tiktok promises to develop more innovative effects in two thousand twenty one so look out for more than just confetti snapchat added support for. Apple's light are censored back in october that lets creators build their own enhanced filters for snapchat. Well y'all ca es does not actually begin until monday but that is not going to stop lots of companies from making their announcements happens every year and this year is no different so we'll start with samsung. The company announced galaxy chromebook to a thirteen point three inch to in one chrome os device sporting q. Led display that starts at five hundred forty nine dollars. That's way down from nine hundred ninety nine dollars. The first gen device started at the base model offers a ten. Th gen intel seller on processor four gigs of ram and sixty four gigs of storage. And i three equipped version with aching ram and one hundred twenty eight. Gigs of storage starts at six hundred ninety nine. Lg introduced five new models in their thin and light lg graham laptop lineup ranging from fourteen to seventeen inch thinner vessels around there sixteen ten ratio screens as well as eleven th gen. Intel processors z. Graphics and up to sixteen gigabytes of lpddr four x memory. Lg the graham. Seventeen graham sixteen and graham. Sixteen to and one i'll offer nineteen and a half hours of battery life. The graham seventeen weighs in at one point three kilograms while the lightest graham. Fourteen comes in at nine hundred ninety nine grams. No word on price or availability. Well my new car set in stone. Everybody i'm only partially spends six inch hyper screen. Displays that display the e. s. electric sedan is set for production for mercedes and late twenty twenty one so later this year leno. If you got one ordered already. The hyper screen is at the heart of the company's second gen m b. u. x. infotainment system which doesn't have any buttons and is completely digital and worst controls one of the signs that has started. You get huge screens and cars last few years
Killing of Iranian nuclear mastermind risks confrontation with US.
"An iranian scientists long suspected by the west of masterminding a secret. Nuclear bomb program was killed in an ambush near tehran. On friday. that could provoke confrontation between iran. And its foes in the last weeks of donald trump's presidency. The death of mossend fakher does who iranian media said died in hospital. After the sassoon's gunned him down in his car will also complicate any effort by. Us president elect joe biden to revive the agreements of barack obama's presidency. Iran pointed the finger at israel while implying the killing had the blessing of the departing trump. Foreign minister javad zarif wrote on twitter of serious indications of an israeli role the military advisor to supreme leader ayatollah ali khamenei bounce to strike his thunder at the killers of the suppressed martyr in the last days of the political life. There are trump zionists seek to intensify pressure on iran and create a full blown war hussein dagan tweeted channels of the telegram encrypted messaging app believed to be close to iran's elite revolutionary. God's reported that the top security body. The supreme national security council convened an emergency meeting with senior military commanders present. Israel declined to comment the white house. Pentagon us state department and cia also declined to comment for christmas. Day had been described by western and israeli intelligence services for years as the mysterious leader of a covert atomic bomb program halted in two thousand three which israel in the united states accused tehran of trying to restore trump who lost his reelection bid to biden on november third and leaves office on january twentieth pulled. The united states from a deal reached under obama. He's predescessor that lifted the sanctions on iran in return for curbs on its nuclear program. Biden has said he will aim to restore that agreement will though many analysts say this will be a challenging goal. Robert malley who served as iran advisor to obama and has informally advised. Biden's team said fuck chris. Days killing was among a series of moves that have occurred during trump's final weeks that appear aimed at making it harder for biden to re engage with iran.
Could Subscription Models Save Hotels?
"There's nothing quite like staying in a Nice Hotel and Ashiq, location to make you feel like a VIP. Maybe you prefer staying near the warm sandy beaches of Kabo, San Lucas were being nestled in a bustling Paris Rondi small. If. You're ready to board an airplane takeoff to somewhere far away travel subscription might be just the ticket. Subscription based models have taken over everything from entertainment to clothing purchases. Now, the tourism industry is following suit vacation club Inspir- Otto has reduced the price of it subscription model for twenty five, hundred dollars a month you get your pick of luxury vacation homes, hotels, and resorts all over the world with no other fees. Taxes were nightly rate charges a new six, hundred dollars. A month option gives you access to the company's lodging options, but you also have to pay for the room. Bookings through your inspiration subscription can last up to sixty days but a minimum of seven days is required between a checkout in a new check in so you can't fund your endless vacation on an inspiration subscription, but you can bring guests they just have to pay their own airfare. The company told C. Suite Quarterly magazine that pass holders typically travel every six to eight weeks with an average of four nights per trip. Another company adopting the subscription travel model is amsterdam-based citizen 'em Hotel. The brand isn't targeting jet-setters instead, it's targeting quote freelancers digital nomads in adventurers who love Big City Life, but not big city rent prices. In other words if you're sick of working from home and M.'s Goebel passport gives you access to twenty one hotels in fourteen cities including New York Paris and Amsterdam. For roughly fifteen hundred dollars a month you can stay at any citizen 'em hotel for the month or travel between hotels with a seven night minimum stay at each you also get access to meeting rooms and the living room workspace. So you have some room to move around in in addition the company's corporate subscription plan is about six hundred dollars. Per employee per month, companies get access to meeting rooms and living room workspaces plus each employee gets three overnight stays per month travel media companies skipped called traveled subscriptions a mega trend to watch, but they also face some obstacles I. Obviously, the pandemic people are worried about covid nineteen and travel restrictions are a moving target borders may be open one day and closed the next depending on the viruses spread while the US State Department lifted the travel advisory about international travel the Centers for Disease Control still advises. against. The travel to dozens of countries including most of Europe Canada and Mexico The Wall Street Journal reports, and June survey by the International Air Transport Association found that more than half of people surveyed. Don't plan to get on a plane this year at all. But for those who are ready to start traveling again for work or pleasure subscriptions grant. To enviable destinations in lodgings and tourism companies are hoping their offers are enticing enough. Customers will check it out. And start, making plans to check in. Once again.
The U.S. State Department has approved a potential arms sale to Taiwan
"US State Department has approved the potential sale of coastal defense system to Taiwan prompting threat of sanctions from Beijing.
China Threatens to Detain Americans if U.S. Prosecutes Chinese Scholars
"China is threatening to detain Americans in an act of diplomatic retaliation. Use a radio networks. Dan Iraqi has the details. Chinese officials are warning that they'll start detaining Americans in China if the US doesn't put a halt to prosecutions against Chinese academics. According to reports, Beijing has told multiple American government representatives of the U. S. Should drop the prosecution of four Chinese researchers or Americans in the country could find themselves detained. The researchers were arrested earlier this year accused of failing to record their affiliation with the Chinese army on their visa applications. Last month, the visas of 1000 Chinese nationals were revoked for alleged national security risks. The US State Department has also issued an advisory for US citizens against traveling to China because of the risk of detention
US State Department tells Americans to reconsider travel to Hong Kong
"To reconsider travel to Hong Kong, The State Department raised its advisory for the city based on the implementation of the National security Law. U. S. Citizens in Hong Kong are strongly advised to avoid any demonstrations. The move comes as U. S China Tides remain strained over the Corona virus, the treatment, the weaker minorities and Beijing's increasingly tight grip. Over Hong Kong Global