Federal prosecutors have charged a Chinese cancer researcher at the University of California, Davis, with lying about her ties to the Chinese military and Communist Party when seeking a visa to come to the U.S. The FBI believes she is evading arrest by staying at China’s consulate in San Francisco.
The charges come amid worsening U.S.-China tensions and follows the State Department’s decision Wednesday to close China’s consulate in Houston.
— AFP news agency (@AFP) July 24, 2020
In defense, trade, technology, media and diplomacy, among other areas, the rancor between the Trump administration and China’s ruling Communist Party is worsening.