Aim High.  By targeting top decision makers, China establishes compelling or coercive precedents to further exploit for engaging a broad array of other decision makers.  

“How George H.W. Bush became Beijing’s ‘old friend’ in the White House”, by Ben Westcott and Steve George, CNN – 1 Dec 2018

 “Lest We Forget Chinagate, The Most Serious Scandal in US History”, by M. Dowling, – 24 Oct 2015

“Obama, Biden cronies made billions off China trade deals and regulatory policies: Report” by Henry Fernandez, FOX  Business – 20 May 2018

“America vs. China: A competitive face-off between two Pacific powers” Despite hopes of a strong partnership between the U.S. and China, a rocky relationship persists. By John Pomfret – 18 Nov 2016