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President Obama sitting down with Chinese liturgy aging -- later today in Palm Springs, California the issue.
A sever security expected to hijacked that discussion is China continues its massive cyber espionage campaign.
Against the United States.
-- -- -- kind of fellow at the council of foreign relations Adam Siegel an addict you know the big question that they today this is why you've got to set your televisions that every day.
Is it now what domestic concerns about the NSA can the president effectively attend night school the Chinese.
-- security espionage.
I certainly going to be much more difficult conversation that he was planning I think president she will be looking at President Obama when -- complains about however I can say.
-- you guys are doing the same thing you're you're doing it to US companies you didn't hear US citizens we don't really have a lot of talk about right now.
All right let's talk about what they are gonna talk about certainly as you've got -- got a new report coming out of BC is reporting that basically a that the Chinese were spying on.
President Obama's campaign they were -- spent -- spying on Senator John McCain at the time that campaign -- -- getting more and more data that tells us the Chinese.
Are looking not to steal military secrets intellectual property but also.
Political secrets what what is the goal.
If you are China right now what is the end game here and.
You know they they really have the three Eagles moved there as human as you mentioned think they're going after military secrets and political -- They go after.
Technology secrets and invest in intellectual property.
And they also basically wanna have a sense about what people are thinking about China what they're saying about -- -- often go.
After former government leaders think tanks in the press.
Trying to influence the debate about China and really try to shape that debate about China.
You're Chinese military officials the Chinese -- the only people with computers.
It didn't you look at Russia if you look at Iran there are certainly other countries.
That as well are interested in hacking into US databases -- -- military or political other other countries you're worried about right now.
There are -- in the opposite counterintelligence named China and Russia as the main.
Perpetrators of these types of attacks but in the in the past we've known about France we've known about Israel.
You mentioned Iran and their attacks have mainly been this should be distributed denial service attacks and trying to disrupt US businesses.
But they also must be trying to engage in espionage -- All right as far as the discussion tonight from our reporting from our Washington bureau we're learning that the president is expected to.
Briefly to bring up the issue of cyber security espionage but at the same time he's not going to be.
Asking for anything specific it's more -- -- meet and -- get to know you type of dinner.
Tonight but behind the scenes.
Whether it is through the secretary of state John carrier other issues in Washington -- -- the United States effectively start this discussion and change the dynamics with China.
I think president Obama's gonna wanna play good cop bad cop I think he is gonna do as you said he's -- -- point to larger relationship and say.
The US and China have all these issues like Iran and North Korea.
And that the global economy that we need to work together.
But people -- -- -- the American people are upset the congress is upset and look there's a lot of legislation that's being considered that's looking at specific sanctions on China.
Sanctions on you Chinese businesses that seem to benefit from the espionage perhaps travel restrictions finance restrictions on individual hackers and Obama's gonna say it.
You know you have to work with me otherwise these things are gonna come down the road and we have these big issues we need to cooperate on -- All right well it's community discussion tonight as a single thank you very much for being with us appreciate -- Thanks for him and still time for you to -- just does the government's monitoring of the inner.
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