FBI Director: China is greatest threat to the US

“China is engaged in a whole-of-state effort to become the world’s only superpower by any means necessary,” FBI Director Christopher Wray warned in a lecture in Washington on Tuesday. He outlined those means as “a far-reaching campaign of economic espionage, data and monetary theft and illegal political activities, using bribery and blackmail to influence US policy.” Wray added: We’ve reached a point where the FBI is now opening a new China-related counterintelligence case ever 10 hours.” The FBI chief accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of initiating a program called “Fox Hunt” to force Chinese expats to return home.

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