Arman Grigoryan is an Associate Professor in the Department of International Relations at Lehigh University.
Sarah Sewall is a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center and Executive Vice President for Policy at In-Q-Tel. She previously served as the Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights from 2014 to 2017.
The recent turns of events in the United States, in cities across our great country, have caused within me feelings of dismay and disappointment.
China’s cyber espionage activitiesrepresent a significant threat to the United States military and the safety and security of this nation. Defense contractors, research institutes, and universities are failing to adequately secure their computer networks, allowing China to steal research and development pertaining to some of America’s most important military technology. This wholesale theft represents losses to the United States in the range of hundreds of billions of dollars per year.