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Jon Huntsman: China Hacking Charges ‘Symbolic’

Former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman said the government needs to more carefully consider its response to intellectual property theft, Politico reported Sunday. Nick Gass writes Huntsman called last week’s indictment of five Chinese nationals for cybertheft a largely “symbolic” gesture that will not gain much traction in stopping …

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Media Reports: Locke to Depart Commerce for Beijing

President Barack Obama will nominate Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to be the next U.S. ambassador to China, according to various media reports. Current ambassador Jon Huntsman, who is reportedly mulling a 2012 Republican presidential candidacy, will resign April 30, Reuters reported. Locke “has already racked up a lot of firsts …

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