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Katrina Northrop

Katrina Northrop

Staff Writer



The Snowden Effect

Seven years ago, Edward Snowden's leaked documents had an unintended impact in Beijing. Today, as most U.S.-China tensions revolve around technology and cyberspace, we're dealing with the consequences.

The PLA’s Unlikely Wingman

AVIC, China’s aerospace behemoth, has been known to steal U.S. trade secrets. But it's also been allowed to buy them. After the 2008 financial crisis, AVIC went on a U.S. buying spree that some say allowed the PLA to quickly modernize. Others say it was...