A Dialogue with Jonathan Manthorpe on his newest book:
Claws of the Panda : Beijiing's Campaign of Influence and Intimidation in Canada
"Canada must reassess its approach to China - if not, we may get steamrolled by the world's new juggernaut. "
"I wanted it evident to all readers that I was approaching this story, not as a supporter or advocate for any faction of the Canadian Chinese experience, but simply as a Canadian.'
Jonathan Manthorpe is a long-time foreign correspondent and international affairs columnist. In 1989 he was appointed Africa correspondent by Southern News and in 1993 was posted to Hong Kong to cover Asia. Over his 50-year career, he has been the foreign correspondent in Asia, Africa, and Europe for Southam news, the European Bureau Chief for the Toronto Star and the national political reporter for The Globe and Mail. he is currently based in Victoria, and a regular contributor to iPolitics.