Saturday, October 6, 2012

All Quiet in the Chinese Front: We Await the Jury

• The House Intelligence Committee will release a report Monday, following its probe into espionage charges against the two telecommunications-gear makers. 

• Also, "60 Minutes" will air its investigation into the company on Sunday.

The House Intelligence Committee investigating national security threats posed by two Chinese telecommunications-gear makers is set to release a report Monday that seems likely to ratchet up pressure.

The committee held a three-hour hearing last month, during which lawmakers repeatedly criticized Huawei and ZTE for being vague in answering questions about whether their networking equipment could be used to snoop on American companies and individuals. At the end of the hearing, committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) expressed some consternation that the companies hadn't been more forthcoming in addressing his concerns. (more)

Sneak Peak... (excellent clip from Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.)