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Chinese Spies Get Free Pass
Accuracy In Media ^
| May 20, 2003
| Notra Trulock
Posted on 05/20/2003 9:07:03 AM PDT by walford
The American public must be wondering what it takes to be formally accused of espionage these days, especially if the Peoples Republic of China is somehow involved. For the third time in less than a decade, indictments have been returned against Chinese-Americans suspected of spying for China. And for the third time, the Justice Department has shied away from formally charging these suspects with violations of 18 U.S. Code 794, the federal espionage provision which carries with it the possibility of a death sentence.
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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: betrayal; china; chinastuff; espionage; espionagelist; hypocrisy; missiles; nationalsecurity; notratrulock; nuclear; proliferation; spies; treason
[please do not cut and paste entire article into thread, AIM needs the clicks] Even in the present administration, China seems to enjoy special status. It is still impolite to mention the human rights abuses that are endemic to any one-party state held into power by force. Spying, no matter how damaging, is simply not treated the same way if the perpetrator is the glorious People's Republic of China.
posted on 05/20/2003 9:07:04 AM PDT
is there a possibility that behind the scene, there is an exchange of spies caught ?
When government fails to carry out the laws of the land, the People may need to compete for the honor....
posted on 05/20/2003 9:51:07 AM PDT
(Un-PC even to "Conservatives!" - Right makes right)
To: *China stuff; *Espionage_list
Hey, Hillary has to keep her funding stream going, after all. ;-)
posted on 05/20/2003 1:03:05 PM PDT
(To the victor go the oils. No oil or oil-money for islamofascist bioweapon production.)
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