The two China experts document how China is invading the West, including through political manipulation and economic and technological pressure, through denunciation and corruption of academic institutions, by undermining our values and infiltrating the Chinese diaspora. Here, overwhelming descriptions of Chinese unscrupulousness are set against Western naivety and the tendency of Western institutions to be bought. One of the book's quotes reads: "It is difficult to get someone to understand when the salary depends on not understanding." The source material extends over 150 pages and torpedoes all desire to question the information.
A geostrategic leadership position
The authors equate China with the Communist Party (CCP), which indicates that there is no China outside the party. (Note that the People's Republic of China was founded by the party, not the other way around.) On the other hand, they do not equate this China with the Chinese people – unlike the CCP itself – which calls all criticism of the party an attack on the people.)
The author's shot is aimed at a party that is behind all areas of society's influence, with tentacles around the globe. Those on the left who, with regret, have seen the fall of communism in the East, use the argument of so-called whataboutism, of the type "everything is hardly good in China, but what about the United States?". Hamilton and Ohlberg make such a brief process with: "Suppression of freedom and human rights through China's communist regime can neither be relativized nor excused.
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