The Chinese Luyang II-class destroyer Jinan (DDG 152) arrives into Naval Station Mayport (U.S. Navy photo)

An IACSP Q&A with National Security Reporter Bill Gertz

Interviewed by Paul Davis

Bill Gertz is the National Security Columnist for the Washington Times. For more than 20 years, he has written a weekly Washington Times column called “Inside the Ring,” which covers the U.S. national security bureaucracy.

He is also the author of eight books. His most recent is “Deceiving the Sky: Inside Communist China’s Drive for Global Supremacy.” Vyachaslav Trubnikov, the head of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service, once called him a “tool of the CIA”...