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.
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"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.
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