China acquiring ports, farmland, mines and other infrastructure all over the world

China’s state-owned industries have been on a shopping spree of late, buying up infrastructure and resources such as ports, mines, farmland and technology firms to the point that some governments are beginning to reconsider the purchases amid national security concerns. One example is China’s recent attempt to purchase 100 percent of the Kidman Ranch in [...]


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Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.