Tagged: trade

USCC Releases 2013 Annual Report to Congress

This month the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC) released its 2013 Annual Report to Congress. This is the eleventh major document presented to Congress by the Commission that “responds to the mandate for the Commission to ‘monitor, investigate, and report to Congress on the national security implications of...

Mapping Arms Data (MAD)

The Peace Research Institute of Oslo (PRIO) and the Igarapé Institute have released an interactive visualization tool mapping out the global trade in small arms, light weapons, and ammunition from 1992 to 2011. This tool “reveals patterns and trends in the global trade of arms and ammunition, and draws attention...

Obama Administration’s Strategy on Mitigating the Theft of U.S. Trade Secrets

The Obama Administration launched Its Strategy to Mitigate the Theft of U.S. Trade Secrets. From the strategy: “Emerging trends indicate that the pace of economic espionage and trade secret theft against U.S. corporations is accelerating. There appears to be multiple vectors of attack for persons and governments seeking to steal...

Targeting U.S. Technologies: A Security Assessment

The Defense Security Service (DSS) has released their newest report, “Targeting U.S. Technologies: A Trend Analysis of Reporting from Defense Industry.” This annual report provides DSS findings on foreign attempts to access and collect “sensitive or classified DoD information and technologies resident in cleared industry.” The DoD considers these illicit...