Beijing has threatened to arrest Americans in China if the US doesn’t stop persecuting Chinese scholars

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Beijing has repeatedly threatened to lock up Americans in China if the US does not drop its Chinese scholars’ persecution.

China has communicated the threat to the White House on numerous occasions and through multiple channels, including the US embassy in Beijing, according to The Wall Street Journal.

This latest escalation in tension between the White House and Beijing dates back to July when the US Department of Justice arrested four Chinese researchers, accused of concealing affiliations with the People’s Liberation Army in their visa applications. One — Juan Tang — spent a month in the Chinese

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