Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Dunford To Meet With Google Over Their Ties With China

Defense News: Dunford to meet with Google for ‘debate’ on Chinese ties

WASHINGTON — For the second time in a week, the Pentagon’s top uniformed officer has taken a shot at Google, warning that the tech company’s investments in China are doing long-term damage to America’s security.

But Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said he also plans to meet with the tech giant to "debate” about its roles and responsibilities as a commercial enterprise versus how much the firm owes to America as its home nation.

“In my judgment, us assisting the Chinese military in advancing technologically is not in U.S. national interests, so it’s a debate we have to have,” Dunford said at a Thursday event hosted by the Atlantic Council.

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More News On The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Dunford, Google, And Their Ties With China

Google's Work with China Eroding US Military Advantage, Dunford Says -- Defense Tech
Top US general to meet with Google over China security worries -- The Hill
Top Pentagon official to meet with Google amid China concerns -- SCMP/Politico
Joint Chiefs chairman says he’ll meet with Google to explain, ‘We’re the good guys’ -- Washington Examiner

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