June 9, 2014

China's Anti-Americanism Flares

Gordon Chang, Forbes

The Associated Press

China’s attack on American business is sometimes said to be in response to the Snowden revelations, that Beijing wants to remove the products of U.S. tech companies from its networks because they help America spy on China. Yet this appears to be just an excuse because Chinese authorities, who had thoroughly penetrated the U.S. intelligence community for years, have undoubtedly known the general outline of what the former NSA contractor revealed beginning last year. So if this is no more than an excuse, what is the cause of the anti-Americanism evident in Beijing recently?

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