Washington Examiner: China plans to use details to ‘dominate in the future,’ says defense intelligence chief

China’s government plans to leverage the expanding information business and cutting-edge technologies as portion of its method to get an edge on its competitors, according to the Division of Defense’s intelligence chief.

The information business is a single of the quickest expanding industries in the planet, set to attain $100 billion by 2020, and China is laser-focused on applying it to its benefit when competing with the U.S., according to Army Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency.

“[I]nformation is how China plans to dominate in the future. That is their method,” Ashley stated in the course of a keynote address at a conference in Tampa, Florida, on Monday.

“That is their method to get behind selection benefit.”

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WNU Editor: Quoting Francis Bacon …. Expertise is energy, or in this case, information is energy.