Several prominent Chinese specialists in American affairs at universities and government-affiliated think tanks said they were questioned by FBI agents during trips to the US about alleged spying for Chinese intelligence agencies. Photo: AP

Calls made for ceasefire in ‘visa war’ targeting Chinese and US academics as FBI interviews and failed applications cause frustration

  • White House adviser Michael Pillsbury could not take part in a forum in Beijing on April 14, because his visa was not granted in time.
  • Subtle diplomacy by universities and think tanks is still a casualty of the situation
Topic |   US-China relations

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Several prominent Chinese specialists in American affairs at universities and government-affiliated think tanks said they were questioned by FBI agents during trips to the US about alleged spying for Chinese intelligence agencies. Photo: AP
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