The Guardian: Chinese newspaper applauds reported 'anti-espionage' killing of CIA sources
Global Times, controlled by the Communist Party, says reports of breaking of spy ring, if true, were a ‘victory for China’
An influential state-run newspaper has applauded China’s anti-espionage efforts after the New York Times said China had killed or imprisoned up to 20 CIA sources, hobbling US spying operations in a massive intelligence breach.
The Chinese killed at least a dozen people providing information to the US Central Intelligence Agency between 2010 and 2012, dismantling a network that was years in the making, the New York Times reported on Saturday.
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WNU Editor: The Chinese are contradicting themselves on this report .... Mission Implausible: China media claims 'victory' over US spy killings, but ridicules report (The Telegraph).
Update: Spy report claiming China Killed or jailed 18-20 CIA sources ‘won’t harm Sino-US ties’ (South China Morning Post).
Chinese paper applauds anti-spy efforts after report CIA sources killed -- Reuters
China’s state-run media declares reports that the government killed CIA sources as ‘a sweeping victory’ -- Daily Mail
Chinese paper cheers NYT report that U.S. spies were killed -- USA Today
China’s Global Times Applauds ‘Victory’ After CIA Sources Reportedly Killed -- NBC
Report claims Beijing destroyed CIA spy ring, Chinese state-run newspaper commends effort -- NYDaily News