On September 27, Nicholas Eftimiades was quoted in a South China Morning Post article regarding the conviction of Ji Chaoqun, a US Army reservist, for acting as an “illegal Chinese agent.”

Ji’s case appears to fit a common ‘fish-at-the-bottom-of-the-ocean’ approach China uses in which it approaches ordinary nationals based in foreign countries and works with them for years as their career advances or is nudged in a promising direction by their spymasters

Nicholas Eftimiades
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