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No 'False Flag' for China Spy

Claim that Pentagon mole thought he was dealing with Taiwan not true, indictment reveals

(Newser) - A Pentagon official who said he was tricked into giving classified information to China by an agent who claimed to work for Taiwan was actually aware for a full decade that he was dealing with China, the AP reports. The indictment today of James Fondren Jr also revealed that Fondren... More »

Pentagon Official Accused of Aiding Chinese Spy

He conspired to provide China classified info: feds

(Newser) - A Pentagon employee has been charged with conspiracy to share classified information with someone he thought worked for the Taiwanese government who was actually an agent of China, according to documents unsealed today. James Fondren Jr. was allegedly party to an espionage conspiracy from 2004 to 2008. Fondren, 62, has... More »

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