Espionage Olympics

The Winter Olympics begin today in Beijing, China. Beijing is the first city in history to host the summer and winter games. There is no doubt the opening ceremony will try to showcase the prosperity, culture and achievements of Communist China.

Great controversy surrounded participation in these Olympics due to China’s long history of human rights abuses, particularly the genocide against the Uyghur Muslims. The strongest condemnation the Western world could muster was a diplomatic boycott of the games: The United States, for example, did not send the traditional roster of high-profile dignitaries, generally led by the sitting vice president or the first lady. But America’s athletes are still taking part. By participating, the world opens the door to Chinese propaganda and information collection.

Read more at “The 2022 Espionage Olympics”

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