Are the Chinese planning a Pearl Harbor surprise attack? That might be far-fetched but given the fact that Chinese nationals have been caught no less than 14 times since 2018 attempting surveille Pearl Harbor, the far-fetched idea might not be quite as far-fetched as it might seem.
Chinese nationals have attempted to gain access to or conduct surveillance on the U.S. military base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, at least 14 times since 2018, according to law enforcement records first obtained by the Heritage Foundation’s Oversight Project.
The Chinese nationals sought to enter Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam under a pretext or were caught operating surveillance equipment near the base, reported The Daily Signal, which is the Heritage Foundation’s in-house news outlet. While some incidents did not appear to pose a threat, others sparked investigations by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS)….
On the afternoon of Oct. 29, security nabbed a Chinese man and woman under “suspicious circumstances,” of “video recording and taking digital photographs,” according to the documents. It was
“The subjects stated they are visiting Hawaii for two days and have no hotel room,” according to the report. A NCIS agent arrived at 4:31 p.m., less than an hour after the two Chinese nationals were stopped, but at 4:54 they were released.