An Interconnected World

In today’s highly interconnected world, the battlefield is not just physical but digital. And as Uncle Sam gears up to counter potential threats, a new player has been flying under the radar: China. As they continue to expand their reach, they’re targeting US tech startups, using them as pawns in their game of global espionage. For those unfamiliar with this new-age warfare, let’s dive into the nitty-gritty of this cyber showdown.

China’s modus operandi is simple:

  1. Invest in or acquire US tech startups.
  2. Gain access to cutting-edge technologies.
  3. Exploit them for their advantage.
Xi lurks in the shadows, constantly watching. AI image created by SOFREP.

A True Threat to National Security

This strategy has allowed them to infiltrate sensitive sectors like AI, biotech, and telecommunications – areas critical to our national security.

Consider the case of Alon Raphael, who cofounded a tech startup, Femtometrix.