United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with policy adviser Miles Maochun Yu. Photo: US State DepartmentUnited States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with policy adviser Miles Maochun Yu. Photo: US State Department
United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with policy adviser Miles Maochun Yu. Photo: US State Department
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

‘Traitors’ to China, past and present – stories of those who served enemy states

  • China-born advisers to the US government are considered traitors by many, but they are not the first to be called hanjian
  • Rebel Shi Jingtang granted large swathes of northern China to the invading Khitans, after they helped him bring down the Later Tang dynasty in 936

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with policy adviser Miles Maochun Yu. Photo: US State DepartmentUnited States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with policy adviser Miles Maochun Yu. Photo: US State Department
United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with policy adviser Miles Maochun Yu. Photo: US State Department
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