The US has a network of agents stationed in different corners of the globe to make the world more congenial to American interests. The Americans know only too well what these “foreign agents” can do, and they are not about to let other nations do likewise. Illustration: Craig Stephens

How America wrote the rule book on ‘foreign agents’

C.K. Yeung says America’s recent move to have RT register as a foreign agent relates to a 1938 law, with Russia and Australia taking copycat action. If Hong Kong was to do the same, it would only be following the master player

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The US has a network of agents stationed in different corners of the globe to make the world more congenial to American interests. The Americans know only too well what these “foreign agents” can do, and they are not about to let other nations do likewise. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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