Impact of Closing China/US Consulates

Does it really matter that the Chinese Consulate in Houston and the US Consulate in Chengdu closed? It looked like a scene from a spy thriller: Chinese diplomats frantically burning documents in the courtyard of the Houston Consulate hours before they were being evicted from the building. Five days later, in Chengdu, the American flag [...]

By | 2020-08-03T08:31:15-04:00 August 3rd, 2020|Business, Espionage, Governments|0 Comments

Espionage: Alive, Well, and Dangerous

The recent conviction of former Israeli cabinet minister Gonen Segev on espionage charges demonstrates once again that the second oldest profession in the world is alive and well, and often involves unlikely bedfellows.  Officials in Equatorial Guinea detained Segev last May and extradited him to Israel at the request of Israeli officials, according to the [...]

By | 2019-01-15T11:53:58-05:00 January 14th, 2019|Espionage|0 Comments