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Weekly Security Digest - May 24, 2020

China has arrested hundreds for speaking out about coronavirus

Chinese authorities on Sunday arrested a constitutional lawyer for posting an open letter on social media that criticized the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and its suppression of free speech, according to reports.

Pentagon legislation aims to end dependence on China for rare earth minerals

The Pentagon has proposed legislation that aims to end reliance on China for rare earth minerals critical to the manufacturing of missiles and munitions, hypersonic weapons and radiation-hardened electronics, by making targeted investments.

China’s Plans to Win Control of the Global Order

The Chinese Communist Party leadership believes they are in the midst of an ‘intense, ideological struggle’ for survival and that to win they must defeat the West.

Senate Passes Bill to Delist Chinese Companies From Exchanges

The Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation Wednesday that could lead to Chinese companies such as Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Baidu Inc. being barred from listing on U.S. stock exchanges.

Fisher Sand & Gravel awarded $1.28B for border wall construction

A North Dakota construction company that drew scrutiny for a previous contract won a $1.28 billion border wall construction contract earlier in May.


Thank you to Debbie for submitting Jerry Littlefield to be featured as Secure America Now's Veteran of the Week!

"Jerry Littlefield is a 76-year-old Navy Vietnam Veteran who served our country from 1964 to 1968."

Thank you, Jerry, for your service!

To submit your own veteran to be featured: https://www.secureamericanow.org/submit_a_veteran

 

 

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