Gordon Chang: Omicron’s Threat to Athletes in Beijing; UK Chinese Agent Buying Influence

By David Zhang
David Zhang
David Zhang
David Zhang is the host of China Insider on EpochTV. He is currently based in New York and Washington DC covering China-related news. He focuses on expert interviews and news commentary on China affairs, especially issues regarding the U.S.–China relationship.
January 17, 2022Updated: January 17, 2022

The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics are nearing. Governments are concerned about the safety of their athletes. Journalists are told to leave phones behind. Can athletes compete without being watched by China? I spoke with Gordon Chang, a prominent China expert, on this matter.

British intelligence warns of Chinese influence operations in Parliament and that Chinese soft power is at work within the government in Britain. Let’s explore how this issue is finally coming to light. Is this a single case or a massive operation?