Monday, February 14, 2011

DO THE WORLD'S DEMOCRACIES SUFFER FROM A DEATH WISH?

feb 14th, 2011

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From: Ram Narayanan



"Not of question of if China is spying on us, but how much it already knows"

http://www.torontosun.com/comment/columnists/peter_worthington/2011/02/11/17243521.html  

TORONTO SUN 

Dragon's eyes are open
Not of question of if China is spying on us, but how much it already knows

By PETER WORTHINGTON, QMI Agency

Last Updated: February 14, 2011 2:00am

In 2005, when he was leader of the opposition, Stephen Harper quoted CSIS sources as saying Chinese industrial espionage was costing Canada $1 billion a month.

He blamed Paul Martin's government for ignoring the problem.

Last year, around the time of the G8 and G20 meetings, CSIS Director Richard Fadden walked into hot water when he said the Chinese wielded undue influence with some Canadian politicians.

He quickly back-pedalled, but damage was done. A spokesman for Stephen Harper, now PM, said he had "no knowledge" of possible Chinese spying or espionage. 

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