Joshua Philipp is a senior investigative reporter at The Epoch Times. He specializes in analysis on politics, cybersecurity, and defense. He is a recognized expert on unrestricted warfare, asymmetrical hybrid warfare, subversion, and historical perspectives on today’s issues.

His on-the-ground investigations in 2008 onward into connections between Chinese consulates, spy networks, and organized crime circles in New York City—and more than a decade of research and investigations on this and related topics—gives him unique insight into the global threat and political landscape.


New York Press Association, Best News or Feature Series, Second Place

Judges said: “The staff not only looks into the allegations surrounding comptroller John Liu, but it also exposes his links within Queens to nonprofits and those connections to Beijing. Exceptional reporting.”

Award-winning stories:

John Liu’s relationship to Chinese regime FBI Evidence Links John Liu to Chinese Front Groups (Read it here)

John Liu Shuns Former Aide at Fujianese Meeting (Read it here)

Exposing the Chinese Regime’s Influence in NYC (Read it here)

In Backing Disgraced Treasurer John Liu Sticks Close to Beijing (Read it here)

Select Speeches and Expert Testimony:

The National Press Club, Epoch Times and Uyghur Human Rights Project (Video)

The Michael Harrison Interview (Listen)

Talkers Magazine (Link)

Zooming In (Video)

Borderless Cyber 2018, ICIT (Video)

InfraGard, FBI (Talk details)

Air University, U.S. Air Force

Harvard Hong Kong Society, Harvard University (Video)

Federal News Radio (Listen)

Institute for Critical Infrastructure and Technology (Video and Slideshow)

Committee for Monetary Research & Education, University Club (Talk details)

Threat Intelligence Forum, Pace University (Talk details)

China Investment Group, New York

China Uncensored (Video)

And many others…

Select Citations:

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission “2016 Report to Congress,” Nov. 2016 (Report here)

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission report, “Meth Precursor Chemicals from China: Implications for the United States,” July 2016 (Report here)

Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (Washington-based think tank) report, “China’s Espionage Dynasty: Economic Death by a Thousand Cuts,” July 2016. (Report here)

Hudson Institute report, “Reaction to Inaction: The United States and Chinese Censorship,” August 2015 (Report here)

And many others…