THE HOUSE of Representatives panel studying the arms-technology hemorrhage to China has compiled a massive, serious report that cries out for careful response.
Highest priority must go to plugging technology leaks without damaging national interests.
The committee, led by Rep. Christopher Cox, a California Republican, performed a conscientious investigation, keeping out of partisan battles. Much remains classified. Some in the intelligence community believe the panel made worst-case interpretations of inconclusive data.
Military cooperation with China began during the Nixon administration in the early 1970s. The desire to strengthen China against a common adversary --...