Top Story – Chinese Communist regime building cyber warfare abilities: A report from within the so-called People’s Liberation Army detailed plans for “a people’s war” in cyberspace (Washington Free Beacon). Of note was that the report was even published in English at all, as in the past…

Chinese military documents on similar warfighting capabilities were not translated under a directive from policy officials seeking to prevent disclosure of Chinese military writings the officials feared could upset U.S.-China relations.

Someone in Washington is deciding the truth is more important, and that is a very good thing.

Other American related news: Sherry Dong (Epoch Times) talks to Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett, the former Chair and current Vice Chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) about her efforts to expose the Chinese Communist Party’s human rights abuses. Ms. Dong does not say if Dr. Swett is related to the late Congressman Tom Lantos, a longtime critics of the CCP.

Other human rights news: A typical drawback of a totalitarian regime is its inflexibility; where disabled children and education are concerned, this is all too true (Epoch Times). Meanwhile, a protest against proposed broadcast tower in Changsha leads to the usual: “The authorities responded by dispatching anti-riot police who put down the protests” (Epoch Times).

Communist regime plans to audit local debt: The news “triggered a drop in domestic stocks” (Epoch Times), as the realization of innumerable Detroit-like city finance fiasco began to hit home.

Taiwanese president loses adviser over cross-strait agreement: Rex How, chairman of Locus Publishing, sent a blistering exit letter to President Ma Ying-jeou, calling the island democracy’s leader “derelict in his duty” for the cross-straits services agreement (Taipei Times, whose editors also took Ma to task).

Other Taiwan news: The government announced 18 indictments of military officers and non-commissioned officers for their role in Corporal Hung Chung-chiu’s death, but the opposition parties lamented the refusal to pursue motive (Taipei Times). Taiwan’s economy grew 2.27% from April to June (Taipei Times).

CCP reduces grain shipments to Korean colony: Zhongnanhai reduced grain exports to its colony (a.k.a. North Korea) by over 8% from last year (Daily NK).

Other Korean Colony News: The Washington Post and CNN (via Daily NK) reveal the truth behind the Kim regime’s mass spectacles. The regime fires verbal broadsides against joint US-Republic-of-Korea military exercises (Daily NK) while keeping silent about the Kaesong complex (Daily NK).