An incredibly disturbing analysis of US Department Defense (DOD) supply chains was recently conducted by the research firm Govini. This analysis — a mere tip of the iceberg, as it only looked at a sample of US defense suppliers — found that DOD’s supply chain is riddled with Chinese suppliers and content. Perhaps most significantly, the vast majority of this infiltration occurred in the last decade during the transformation of China from potential economic partner to strategic rival and global threat.

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