John Demers leads the US Justice Department’s counter-espionage effort, which is known as the China Initiative. Photo: EPA-EFE John Demers leads the US Justice Department’s counter-espionage effort, which is known as the China Initiative. Photo: EPA-EFE
John Demers leads the US Justice Department’s counter-espionage effort, which is known as the China Initiative. Photo: EPA-EFE

EU is moving closer to Washington’s position on Beijing threats, Trump administration official says

  • John Demers, who heads the Justice Department’s counter-espionage effort, says ‘Hong Kong and the Uygurs have been the biggest issues’ for Europe
  • The US is working with European partners to develop digital standards to address ‘the long-term threat to data privacy, security and human rights

Topic |   US-China relations
John Demers leads the US Justice Department’s counter-espionage effort, which is known as the China Initiative. Photo: EPA-EFE John Demers leads the US Justice Department’s counter-espionage effort, which is known as the China Initiative. Photo: EPA-EFE
John Demers leads the US Justice Department’s counter-espionage effort, which is known as the China Initiative. Photo: EPA-EFE
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