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Bill Gertz

Bill Gertz

Bill Gertz is a national security correspondent for The Washington Times. He has been with The Times since 1985.

He is the author of eight books, four of them national best-sellers. His latest book, "Deceiving the Sky: Inside Communist China's Drive for Global Supremacy," reveals details about the growing threat posed by the People's Republic of China. He is also the author of the ebook "How China's Communist Party Made the World Sick."

Mr. Gertz also writes Inside the Ring, a weekly column that chronicles the U.S. national security bureaucracy.

Mr. Gertz has been a guest lecturer at the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va.; the Central Intelligence Agency in Virginia; the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington; and the Brookings Institution in Washington. He has participated in the National Security Studies Program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.

He studied English literature at Washington College in Chestertown, Md., and journalism at George Washington University. He is married and has two daughters.

Articles by Bill Gertz








China is building up its People's Liberation Army and stepping up provocations and military coercion in Asia, including against pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. "Gray zone" warfare below the level of armed clashes is seen as as part of Beijing's strategy to increase its power and influence throughout the region. (Associated Press/File)

PLA military coercion increases

- The Washington Times











President Trump announced earlier this month that messaging app WeChat and social media app TikTok are threats to national security. (Associated Press)

Trump set to ban WeChat

- The Washington Times


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