The Daily Beast quotes Cyber Statecraft Initiative Director Jason Healey on the Chinese army offices charged by the US Justice Department with cyber espionage: 

Even if the White House didn’t involve itself directly in the investigation or the timing of the indictments, it was surely involved in the rollout, said Jason Healey, director of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative at the Atlantic Council.

“The way that this was done, it strikes me as coordinated,” he said, referring to the fact that the attorney general himself made the announcement and the White House and State Department reinforced the indictments by publicly declaring their concern about Chinese economic cyber snooping.


“It’s a reflection of the frustration in the U.S. government that nothing has been working over the last couple of years,” said Healey. “If that process had been going well, we would not be seeing this today.”

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