Updated Oct 4, 2018 - World

The view from Beijing: A coordinated propaganda attack against China

Chinese National Assembly

A session of China's National People's Congress. Photo: Lintao Zhang via Getty Images

In the past 24 hours, we've seen a Bloomberg report that Amazon and Apple network servers may have been compromised by Chinese spy microchips, a Reuters report warning of attacks by a Beijing-linked hacking group, a CNN story about the U.S. Navy proposing a show of force in the Pacific, and a speech by Mike Pence accusing China of trying to undermine President Trump.

Why it matters: Per Axios contributor Bill Bishop, the Chinese government will likely view the onslaught of negative press as a coordinated propaganda effort by the U.S.

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