National Security

Inside the Ring: Countering Pro-China Experts’ Letter

'The overall approach of the letter is wrong'

State Department official Susan Thornton / Youtube

The Trump administration is pushing back against a group of former officials and China experts, including former State Department official Susan Thornton, for an open letter criticizing the administration's tougher U.S. policy toward China.

A Trump administration official told Inside the Ring that the open letter to the president was not taken seriously in policy circles and was dismissed as ill-informed and misrepresenting the reality of the new China policy.

"The overall approach of the letter is wrong because it places the blame on the United States for all the glitches and problems in U.S.-China relations," the official said.

Read the entire article at the Washington Times.