\given that the Biden administration views the U.S.-China rivalry as part of the struggle between authoritarianism and democracy, Johnson said. He and two other officials told the BBC that the latest indictment was unlikely to bring China to a halt. According to the FBI, the bureau opens a new China-related counterintelligence case every 12 hours. As of February, more than 2,000 cases have been filed. Still, Johnson called U.S. efforts to stop Chinese espionage "poor." "They're willing to pay more than we try to stop it," he said. The FBI estimates that there are "hundreds
" of dissidents in the United States, which Illustrator Artwork China hopes to use as part of an increasingly radical movement seeking personal and political retribution. "Most targets are green card holders [or] naturalized citizens, people who enjoy important rights and protections under U.S. law," Wray said. _125837955_gettyimages-110141889 Photo Credit: Getty Images / BBC News Protesters in Tiananmen Square, China, 1989 Liu Jun said he did not believe espionage against him would go away.
However, recent actions have complicated the situation. When the FBI called, it was almost certain that Liu Meixian, who had posted on social media about China's treatment of the Uyghur minority, was going to Beijing. Liu Jun said he was "very worried" about her safety, but chose not to tell her at the time. "I don't want her to go to China with the burden on her shoulders," he said. "I want her to enjoy the Olympic experience." A year later, he said he would not be surprised if the FBI contacted him again,