Comments on: FBI releases files on ex-Senator Stevens, little on corruption case http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2011/02/11/fbi-releases-files-on-ex-senator-stevens-little-on-corruption-case/ Tracking U.S. politics Wed, 16 Nov 2016 03:39:51 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: rfwinans http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2011/02/11/fbi-releases-files-on-ex-senator-stevens-little-on-corruption-case/comment-page-1/#comment-413556 Sun, 13 Feb 2011 19:52:18 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/frontrow/?p=33373#comment-413556 As ghostwriter of Ji Chaozhu’s autobiography, “The Man on Mao’s Right,” I was fascinated to find that the FBI had to ask Sen. Stevens to keep the Bureau in the loop on Mr. Ji’s contacts with the Senator. I always thought the relationship, which Ji described as quite sincere and useful to both sides, was a classic case of odd bedfellows: the conservative and the communist breaking bread instead of heads. Ji was a product of America as well as China, having spent most of his youth until Harvard here, then returning to China out of a sense of duty. I hope more details of the US interest in this relationship turns up. I had always wanted to interview Sen. Stevens about it but never got the chance. — Foster Winans

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