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China’s Chips Strategy


“China made its early money ripping off CDs and DVDs, Gucci bags and Rolex watches, copying and counterfeiting almost every item made in the West….This is competition, ‘with Chinese characteristics,’ as the Party likes to say of things copied from the West.”

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Operation BedBug

China’s Stealth Campaign
       to Buy the World’s Hotels

Locations of Chinese government-owned, -controlled, and -affiliated hotel properties. This map currently contains 2,818 locations worldwide, properties with a total valuation of hundreds of billions of US dollars.

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Theft Nation

Theft Nation is “the best available description of the Chinese national business model and its effect on the global economy,” according to a top official at the US Department of Justice.

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China: Innovator or Thief?

“50% of [China’s recent] growth has been founded on stealing [W]estern business ideas, via old-fashioned industrial espionage and more sophisticated state-sponsored hacking.”


SNS was first to recognize the pattern. Ongoing coverage: Chinese Economy Facing Collapse | BBC Business Daily | Chinese & US Markets: Part One | Part Two | Part Three

SNS Calls the Crash:
Peak Pricing, Not Peak Oil

The most important economic prediction
of the decade

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– 7/12/14, Mark Anderson, SNS Global Report

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    By Ethan Annis From left to right: Ed Butler, Berit Anderson In an early morning session Ed Butler, Senior Broadcast Journalist for the BBCinterviewed Berit Anderson, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of, regarding the potential for computational propaganda. The session quickly turned to the specific example of Russia and their influence on the 2016 US presidential election. “Their (Russia’s) goal is […]

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