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CSIS' Lewis: '15 U.S.-China cyber deal holds, but perhaps not for long

By Charlie Mitchell / July 9, 2018

A landmark 2015 cybersecurity agreement between the U.S. and Chinese presidents has largely worked as intended to reduce China's state-sponsored cyber espionage for commercial gain, according to a leading expert on cyber and foreign policy, but the deal could crumble under the weight of the escalating trade war between the two countries.

“Most people think it's holding,” James Lewis of the Center for Strategic and International Studies told Inside Cybersecurity. “You'll know the agreement is broken when the PLA [People's...

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