Thursday 6 October 2022 07:04 PM Republicans demand Biden officials look into China 'stealing' secrets from US ... trends now

Thursday 6 October 2022 07:04 PM Republicans demand Biden officials look into China 'stealing' secrets from US ... trends now
Thursday 6 October 2022 07:04 PM Republicans demand Biden officials look into China 'stealing' secrets from US ... trends now

Thursday 6 October 2022 07:04 PM Republicans demand Biden officials look into China 'stealing' secrets from US ... trends now

China's 'espionage plot' at a US weapons and nuclear lab: Damning report says Beijing infiltrated New Mexico facility for DECADES by recruiting top scientists to report back information - and now Republicans demand an investigation Los Alamos National Laboratory is among the United States' top nuclear labs A recent report found that at least 162 scientists who had worked there have since gone to work for the Chinese government between 1987 and 2021  At least one of those scientists had a top secret security clearance, report says Nearly a dozen House Republicans signed onto a letter asking Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm to look into it Florida Rep. Michael Waltz warned that it could be a national security threat

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Beijing recruited leading scientists from a top United States nuclear laboratory in a decades-long plot to advance its own military, a damning report has suggested.

Now Congressional Republicans have demanded an investigation into the claims at least 162 scientists who worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico returned to China to 'support a variety of domestic research and development programs' between 1987 and 2021.

It is the latest worrying development that has seen the Chinese Communist Party looking to increase its influence in the U.S. The GOP have also demanded oversight of China buying farmland near military bases in North Dakota. 

Weapons research is among the projects that the former US-based scientists are said to have worked on since returning to China.

The recent findings by Strider Technologies were brought to new light in a letter to the Biden administration spearheaded by Rep. Michael Waltz of Florida.

Waltz's Wednesday letter said China's ruling Communist Party goes after 'seemingly innocuous key civilian technologies, acquires them illicitly, and exploits the “dual-use” potential of these

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