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China Accused Over ‘Brain-Control Weaponry’ – FT

The groups, all connected to the PLA, were sanctioned for allegedly helping the Chinese military to develop “brain-control” weapons

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China defence spokesperson Tan Kefei said it is open to meet with the U.S at an upcoming security forum. Photo: Reuters


The US has put China’s Academy of Military Medical Sciences and 11 affiliated biotechnology research institutes on an export blacklist for allegedly helping the Chinese military to develop “brain-control” weapons.

The US Commerce Department on Thursday put the research institutes on the “Entity list”, which bars US companies from exporting technology that originated in America to the Chinese institutions.

Read the full report: Financial Times.




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George Russell

George Russell is a freelance writer and editor based in Hong Kong who has lived in Asia since 1996. His work has been published in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, New York Post, Variety, Forbes and the South China Morning Post.


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