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Prof. Julian Ku Comments in Daily Beast Story on China’s Objections to Defense Spending Bill

Julian Ku, Maurice A. Deane Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law, Faculty Director of International Programs

Revealed: China’s Stealth Lobbying to Undercut Pentagon Bill
By Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian
The Daily Beast
July 20, 2018

It’s not the first time China has expressed displeasure with the spending bill. And, if last year’s results are any guide, it won’t be the last.

“The one thing they were particularly nervous about last year was they had language that would allow the U.S. Navy to do port calls in Taiwan,” said Julian Ku, a law professor at Hofstra University in New York. In the end, though, “that language got watered down.”

Read the full article on the Daily Beast website.

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