U.S. Charges 5 Chinese Officials With Cyber-Espionage

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On Monday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced charges against five Chinese army officers for stealing trade secrets and internal documents from American companies. The indictments mark the first time the United States has filed criminal charges against foreign government officials over cyberspying. China calls the charges "made up" and accuses the U.S. of hypocrisy in light of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden's disclosures that the U.S. does engage in industrial espionage.

Guests:

Richard Clarke, security expert, former special adviser to President George W. Bush for Cybersecurity and author of "Cyber War: The Next Threat to National Security and What to Do About It"

Orville Schell, director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society in New York City

Gordon Corera, security correspondent for BBC News

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