Phxinterrupted From United States of America, joined Apr 2002, 474 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 8 months 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 5488 times:
You should really get your facts straight. The plane was planted with listening devices at a company in Texas that specialized in custom interiors, and NOT at Boeing. Also, the plane was under 24-hour survelliance by Chinese government personnel, and according to several news reports, people within the Chinese government opposed to the current leadership were responsible for planting these listening devices.
Clipper471 From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 726 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (12 years 8 months 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 5410 times:
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Speaking of getting your "facts" straight, Phxinterrupted...
...it was never revealed "where" the ship was when the bugs were planted. But, speculation was that they were planted AFTER the Chinese took delivery from the innocent San Antonio company. Read the articles covering this story from the San Antonio newspapers:
Chinese President Jiang Zemin believes fellow Politburo member Li Peng is behind the
planting of electronic listening devices aboard the president's new U.S. jetliner,
according to a classified State Department intelligence report.Mr. Jiang is said by U.S.
intelligence officials to be convinced that Mr. Li ordered the aircraft bugging to listen in
on the Chinese president's discussions of financial corruption related to Mr. Li's wife
and children.The... (must pay for the rest of the story)