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A defense contractor and former U.S. Army officer has been charged with communicating national defense secrets to a 27-year-old Chinese national with whom he had a romantic relationship.
Originally posted by hp1229
I guess we're lacking highly qualified scientists? Atleast the total numbers needed vs the output of graduates from universities? Or its a flaw in the security processes (compartmentalization and/or monitoring user activities) somewhere within NASA. This has been going on for a very long time. There are/were others from other countries but lately the ones that are really interested are the Chinese as the SE region does have a arms race going on at a slow rate in addition to economic prosperity. Another venue for such compromises are at the University levels where many graduate and phd candidates working closely with faculty (funded by DOD or other government agencies).
ATS_LINK2edit on 19-3-2013 by hp1229 because: (no reason given)