Probing Chinese Nationals Access to U.S. Military Bases
Recently, individuals with ties to the Chinese Communist Party have been committing acts of espionage on U.S. soil and testing security practices at U.S. military installations and other U.S. government sites. For instance, some Chinese nationals were reportedly detected crossing into a U.S. missile range in New Mexico and others were caught disguised as scuba divers swimming close to a rocket-launch site in Florida—a site used for surveillance satellites and other sensitive military purposes.
In another case, while claiming they were ‘tourists,’ a group of Chinese nationals attempted to physically bypass security guards at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, asserting they had reservations at a hotel on the military base, which is a strategic location for U.S. homeland defense and houses the U.S. Army’s 11th Airborne Division. Additionally, three Chinese foreign nationals were sentenced to prison for their illegal photography of military sites at the U.S. Naval Air Station in Key West, Florida.
These persistent and multi-faceted threats posed by the CCP to U.S. homeland security have only intensified under the Biden Administration. I am demanding the details of how the Biden Administration is responding to these threats.
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