Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Taiwan Seeks Info on Spy Damamge

An AP newswire article by Peter Enav, via The Boston Globe, reports that:

Taiwanese officials scrambled Tuesday to determine the possible damage from a Pentagon analyst accused of passing to an agent for China classified information about Taiwan's military weapons and technology purchases.

The data allegedly provided to China outlined every planned U.S. sale of weapons or other military technology to Taiwan for the next five years, prosecutors said Monday.

A statement from the Ministry of Defense said it had set up a task force to investigate.

"The Ministry of Defense is concerned about whether the U.S. has suffered from a leak of classified information, and it is taking measures to deal with the situation," the statement said.

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