Republicans, Clinton, and China

Republicans, Clinton, and China

Republicans, Clinton, and China

Previously published Slate articles made new.
March 17 1999 3:30 AM

Republicans, Clinton, and China

Republicans are criticizing Clinton for being soft on China. Their specific complaint is that the president has not punished the Chinese for stealing U.S. atomic secrets. One year ago, Jacob Weisberg explained that presidents are always accused of being soft on China, usually by critics who have the luxury of rhetoric rather than the responsibility of actually making foreign policy.