Tag: blacklist

Pentagon Blacklists Drone Giant DJI as ‘Chinese Military Company’

The Pentagon has blacklisted a Chinese drone manufacturer, which Ukrainian officials previously accused of providing military support to Russia. DJI Technology, the world’s largest consumer drone manufacturer, was added to a Department of Defense (DOD) list of 60 “Chinese military companies” operating in the United States, the Pentagon announced on Oct. 5. Adding DJI to the…


Capitol Report (Aug. 24): Biden Cancels Millions of Student Loans; Rep. Greene Swatted in Political Attack

President Joe Biden is wiping away hundreds of billions of dollars in student debt. What does it mean for everyday Americans and the economy? Congresswoman Virginia Foxx sits on the education committee, and she joins us to weigh in on Biden’s canceling billions of dollars in student debt. The results are in from Tuesday’s primaries….


US Adds 7 Chinese Aerospace Entities to Export Control List Over Chinese Military Ties

The Commerce Department announced on Aug. 23 that it has added seven Chinese entities to the economic blacklist over their roles in weaponizing U.S. technology to bolster the Chinese military. The targeted entities are state-owned aerospace and technology corporations, including China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation 9th Academy 771 and 772 Research Institute, China Academy…


US Approves Thousands of Tech Export Requests to China; Latin America Is a Key Card for China

China is getting all the U.S. tech, and the Commerce Department is apparently helping. A new report suggests Commerce is approving requests to export tech to China. What does this mean for the U.S.-China tech war? And is the U.S. government serious about stopping China’s tech transfer and IP Theft? We discuss this amid the…


US Blacklists 5 Chinese Companies for Allegedly Aiding Russian Army

The Biden administration on June 28 added five Chinese companies to its economic blacklist for allegedly supporting Russia’s military and defense industrial base, blocking them from U.S. technology. The U.S. Department of Commerce said in a press release on Tuesday the companies had supplied ties to Russian “entities of concern” before Russia launched its attack on Ukraine…


US Investors Continue to Fund the Chinese Military

Commentary The U.S. Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued an online FAQ allowing Americans to continue funding China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA). The PLA is on the verge of launching its third aircraft carrier as part of its $9 billion dollar carrier program. This hefty price tag represents a small fraction of money the Chinese Communist Party…


‘Foolish and Naive’: US Lawmakers Decry Biden Admin’s Greenlight of China Military Investment

U.S. lawmakers are calling out the Biden administration for its move not to enforce a divestment obligation for federal government entities on blacklisted Chinese military firms, a decision that according to one of them is “foolish and naive.” Under an executive order President Joe Biden issued last June, U.S. investors had 365 days to divest…


US Set to Remove 5 Groups From Foreign Terrorism Blacklist

BERLIN—The United States is poised to remove five extremist groups, all believed to be defunct, from its list of foreign terrorist organizations, including several that once posed significant threats, killing hundreds if not thousands of people across Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Although the groups are inactive, the decision is politically sensitive for the…


Chinese Tech Giant Alibaba Linked to Uyghur Repression in Xinjiang by Funding Facial Recognition Technology: Report

Alibaba reportedly encroached on the human rights of China’s Muslim population by financially supporting U.S.-blacklisted artificial intelligence companies to track the ethnic minority. The e-commerce giant and its affiliated companies currently control nearly 30 percent of Chinese technology company Megvii and 7 percent of SenseTime, ESPN reported on April 14, citing recent financial documents. Known for…


China’s Global Ambitions and Its African Port; Chinese Student Targeted at Purdue by CCP

A Chinese student at Purdue University was harassed by pro-CCP students. But the university is fighting back against Chinese Communist Party influence. This is raising an alert to campuses across the country to look at their own potential problems of infiltration from Beijing. The United States added 34 Chinese firms to a blacklist over human…