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“It is clear that much of the conventional wisdom about China dating from the turn of the century has proven to be dramatically wrong,” it says.

One reason might be the degree to which China’s commercial and military cyberespionage has aided their research and development capability.

“The intelligence community and Congress should explore the extent to which technology transfer and/or forms of espionage helped China’s military develop systems faster that government estimates,” said Mr. Wortzel.