Wang Liqiang in an interview with Australian media. Photo: YouTube Wang Liqiang in an interview with Australian media. Photo: YouTube
Wang Liqiang in an interview with Australian media. Photo: YouTube

China-Australia relations

Did Australia’s China paranoia make ‘spy’ Wang Liqiang’s claims too easy to believe?

  • At first, his accounts of espionage and political sabotage were held up as proof of the country’s worst fears of Chinese meddling
  • But as more information began to emerge, the would-be defector’s story has transformed into a cautionary tale on the dangers of rushing to judgment

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Wang Liqiang in an interview with Australian media. Photo: YouTube Wang Liqiang in an interview with Australian media. Photo: YouTube
Wang Liqiang in an interview with Australian media. Photo: YouTube
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