Peter Navarro, director of the National Trade Council, in Washington this month. Photo: Zach Gibson/Bloomberg

China says Peter Navarro’s fictional source shows that US makes ‘policies based on lies’

  • Chinese government connects a White House adviser’s fake expert in his 2011 book to a Mike Pompeo comment about the CIA’s lying and cheating
  • Seizing on Navarro’s made-up book source as evidence that the US smears China ‘without scruple’
Topic |   US-China relations

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Peter Navarro, director of the National Trade Council, in Washington this month. Photo: Zach Gibson/Bloomberg
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Robert Delaney

Robert Delaney

Robert Delaney is the Post’s North America bureau chief. He spent 11 years in China as a language student and correspondent for Dow Jones Newswires and Bloomberg, and continued covering the country as a correspondent and an academic after leaving. His debut novel, The Wounded Muse, draws on actual events that played out in Beijing while he lived there.