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China’s Interference in U.S. Politics is Just Beginning


President Trump publically called out China this week for trying to influence American politics ahead of the midterm elections, tweeting that China is “actively trying to impact and change our election by attacking our farmers, ranchers and industrial workers because of their loyalty to me.”  A report by a congressional commission last month describes Beijing’s foreign influence machine, although it suggests its more usual targets are the national or academic elites.

Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/chinas-interference-in-us-politics-is-just-beginning/2018/09/20/2b462558-bd0f-11e8-8792-78719177250f_story.html

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