Malign Activity: Chinese Intelligence Operatives Uncovered In The U.S.

By Paul Davis

On November 16th, the U.S. Justice Department announced that a Chinese spy was sentenced to 20 years in prison for espionage.

The spy, Yanjun Xu, was the first Chinese government intelligence officer to be extradited to the United States. He was tried in Cincinnati.

Xu, who held the rank of deputy division director at the Chinese Ministry State Security (MSS), Communist China’s intelligence and security agency, was convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage, conspiracy t...