December 30, 2005
None Dare Call It Espionage
There is no mention of espionage by any of the parties concerned which is of course a much more serious crime and punishable by life in prison or even death.
Keyser was trained in and exposed to the highest levels of American foreign policy for over thirty years. He analyzed Chinese, Japanese, American political affairs and had access to top secret classified materials -- which he stole for twelve years -- and passed materials to foreign agents of a country that the USA has no official relations with. It is hard to believe that this is not considered espionage. It is hard to believe that his actions resulted in no damage to USA national security.
So why is Taiwan's top spy being let off the hook? Will Americans ever know whether Don Keyser compromised or damaged American interests in East Asia? Or after he is sentenced on February 26 will the whole business be swept under a rug and forgotten?
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