FBI director Christopher Wray speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington last Friday, at which he discussed threats to the US, including China’s “stealing innovation in any way it can”. Photo: Bloomberg

FBI director Christopher Wray making his mark as a loud and insistent China critic

  • Global Times, a Chinese Communist Party outlet, fires back after Wray says China tries to ‘steal its way up the economic ladder’
  • The remarks are only the latest in a long string of criticisms by Wray, a growing leader in US security community
Topic |   US-China relations

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FBI director Christopher Wray speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington last Friday, at which he discussed threats to the US, including China’s “stealing innovation in any way it can”. Photo: Bloomberg
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Christopher Wray, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), speaks during an event at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington. Photo: Bloomberg

China ‘determined to steal up economic ladder at US’ expense’, FBI chief Christopher Wray says

  • Head of America’s principal federal law enforcement agency calls intelligence threat posed by China ‘broader [and] more severe’ than that of any other country
  • Wray's remarks came after his bureau reportedly blocked the visas of Chinese scholars entering the US, on national security grounds
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Christopher Wray, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), speaks during an event at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington. Photo: Bloomberg
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