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Six months ago, the Bush administration quietly eased some restrictions on the export of sensitive technologies to China. The new approach was intended to help American companies increase sales of high-tech equipment to China despite tight curbs on sharing technology that might have military applications.
The Wisconsin Project report asserts that two non-military Chinese companies designated as trustworthy are in fact high-risk because of links to the Chinese Gov't.
Originally posted by 4thDoctorWhoFan
If this story is true then President Bush is making the same mistake that Clinton made regarding the selling of hi-tech equipment to communist China.
Originally posted by marg6043
When Clinton did it was called treason, Bush does it and is Capitalism and free markets as its finest.
It was just a few months ago that we had US blaming China for stealing US technology, how silly of us to complain it just Bush doing business deals behind close doors.
I guess one good thing is at least we'll get paid for information they would have eventually compromised and stolen anyway
Originally posted by bigbert81
Perhaps you've missed the first part of the article, Friend. WE are not getting paid, giant corporations are getting paid.
Basically, the rich are helping the rich.
The bipartisan report said that there were national security implications to the transfer of technology to Chinese companies. "Sophisticated weapon platforms are coming off production lines at an impressive pace and with impressive quality," it said.