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Is the U.S. Trying to Smear This Veteran as a Chinese Spy?

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He’s a Chinese-American veteran with an honorable discharge, U.S. citizenship, and a master’s degree from an Ivy League university. But the feds tried to run him out of the Army and investigate him for being an agent of the government of China.

Now that those attempts have failed, the government is trying to strip him of his citizenship—and send him back to the People’s Republic, where he could face a whole different kind of exposure.

Cheng Li—not his real name—asked The Daily Beast to refer to him under a pseudonym because he fears potential retribution from the Chinese government for his service in the U.S. military if the government prevails and he gets deported.

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