1817 -Napoleon’s warning to the west: When in a war w/China, Britain would “doubtless, at first, succeed.” But “you would teach them their own strength.” In the wake of defeat, the Chinese would say, “we must render ourselves equal to them.” @S_Coughlin_DC project-syndicate.org/onpoint/drugs-…
1998: 1/ In a step toward joint operations to fight international crime, the United States and China have established a secret electronic surveillance post along China's border with Burma to eavesdrop on narcotics traffickers from the Golden Triangle. washingtonpost.com/archive/politi…
2/ The U.S. govt has also given China several dozen jeep-like Humvee vehicles for narcotics interdiction in mountainous terrain along the Burmese border.
3/ In addition, Chinese sources said, the U.S. has established a secret fund that Chinese officials can access to run the surveillance center and fight drug trafficking.
4/ The listening post, staffed by Chinese and U.S. agents near the Chinese border town of Ruili in southern Yunnan province, marks a significant step forward in a U.S. intelligence-sharing relationship with China that dates back to 1971.
4/ It follows on the operation in the 1980s by the CIA and its Chinese counterpart of listening posts in China's far-western Xinjiang Autonomous Region to monitor Soviet nuclear weapons tests.
5/ In fact, the Ruili listening post is only the most advanced of a host of new initiatives that U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies are launching with China to battle international crime.
6/ Following the October 1997 summit in Washington between President Clinton and Chinese President Jiang Zemin, a liaison group for law enforcement agreed last month to draw up a list of U.S. and Chinese criminal suspects who are believed to be operating in each other's country.
7/ The group also is to arrange the exchange of law enforcement personnel and an agreement to share evidence and harmonize judicial procedures. Officials said the group's ultimate goal is the formulation of a legal cooperation agreement and an extradition treaty.
8/ A March 1998 State Department report on drug trafficking said China also has agreed to establish a "real time e-mail link with Washington to exchange information more rapidly on drug trafficking and traffickers."
9/ The link and other steps toward cooperation are important, the report said, because "heroin from the Golden Triangle transits China in quantities which U.S. government experts believe significantly affect the United States.
10/ U.S.-China cooperation on anti-narcotics Ops has not always been easy. Chinese LEO agents still smart from "Operation Goldfish," a 1988 joint counter-narcotics Op so named b/c packets of heroin were concealed inside goldfish shipped from China to a California pet store.
11/ Chinese officials note that more than 90 percent of the heroin that flows through China comes from Burma."
12/ Sources said U.S. China began negotiations about the Ruili post in late 1994, when a team from the dept. in China's Ministry of State Security that deals w/organized crime traveled to the U.S. Talks were held w/the CIA. Following Jiang's approval, the station was established.
13/ Sources said the station was initially staffed by Americans who trained Chinese experts.

The diminutive interceptor can be targeted to pick up communications. It is run by the CIA, and the information it generates is closely held.
14/ The data is not dispersed to other U.S. law enforcement agencies, such as the Drug Enforcement Administration, according to law enforcement officials, but rather is used for direct interdiction by the Chinese and for intelligence purposes.
15/ Weaponizing drug trafficking in warfare is nothing new. Britain did it to China and it nearly destroyed their country. As Napoleon warned, China learned their lesson and the tricks of the trade. Unfortunately, America never learned hers.
16/ A record 100 000 people in the US died from overdoses in 12 months of the pandemic, says CDC driven by opioids and fentanyl.

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