Posted by on November 24, 2021 7:01 am
Categories: Breaking News Epoch Times News

After 4 Years as Pawn in US-China Game, Seattle Man Is Home

BRUSSEL—Daniel Hsu, a U.S. citizen, fought for four years to escape China. The Seattle resident was barred from leaving despite having committed no crime, a pawn in a geopolitical game between two giant superpowers. Then earlier this month, just four days before a virtual meeting between President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping, Hsu was told to prepare to go home. He had less than 48 hours. “It was a total rush,” he told The Associated Press in a telephone interview from his home in Seattle. As he raced to visit his grandmother, pack his things and travel to Guangzhou, Hsu knew nothing of the horse-trading going on between China and the U.S. in the build-up to the three-plus hour video meeting between Biden and Xi on Nov. 15. Both countries appeared to be trying to dial back tensions in their increasingly fractious relationship, and Hsu had become a …

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