On paper, it looked like a great deal: In 2017, the Chinese government offered to spend about $100 million to create an ornate Chinese garden in Washington, DC. The ornamental garden should become a place of interest for the public, with pagodas, pavilions and a pagoda over 20 meters high. US security officials suspect according to CNN However, the pagoda must become part of a large spy network.
Plans for the ornamental garden were announced in 2017. The park is set in an area of 12 hectares and has been described as “one of the most ambitious Chinese gardens ever built in the West”. China National Park, as the park should have been called, should have strengthened relations between America and China.
The garden does not seem to succeed at all. according to CNN Counterintelligence officers smoked treason as they thrust into the project. The white pagoda, about 20 meters high, will be strategically placed on one of the highest points in Washington, D.C., about two miles from the United States Capitol. according to. would CNN To be a strategic place to intercept various signals from the Capitol. “It was also disturbing that Chinese officials wanted to build the pagoda with materials that would be shipped to the United States in diplomatic suitcases,” the US news channel wrote. US Customs officials should not check these diplomatic bags.
according to CNN Counterintelligence officials also discovered that China had equipment capable of “capturing and disrupting” Department of Defense communications. The equipment would also be able to interfere with communications from the Strategic Air Command, which oversees US nuclear weapons.
After the discoveries, the Americans halted the garden project, and the Chinese government vehemently denies any attempt to spy on the United States.