Hotline Ping: Cyber security gets an arms control channel

Will it be a fresh start or a false start for global cyber security after the Obama-Xi summit?

US Embassy The Hague Photo / Pablo Martinez Monsivais
Chinese President Xi Jinping and United States President Barack Obama in Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 24, 2014.
Paul Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 10/28/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Tuesday, 01/12/2016 1:09 pm EST

Along with the inevitable pomp and circumstance of a state visit comes the official outcome document setting out the agreements arrived at. The fact sheet issued by the White House after Chinese President Xi’s recent visit to Washington provided tantalizing insight into how the two sides handled one of their most sensitive files: cyber security.

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