Not only have two Canadians been arrested on suspicion of committing espionage, China has threatened retribution to trade and commerce if Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou is not released.
As Parliament resumes, politicians might all want to weigh their words before saying anything that could endanger the three Canadians at the eye of the political and diplomatic Huawei storm.
I'm not saying China is a mensch and we aren't. Yet it feels like Fu Manchu and the Yellow Peril are back. Where did they go, like Joe DiMaggio, so it seemed they'd vanished forever?
David J. Climenhaga
Canadian Ambassador Ken Taylor smuggled six Americans out of Tehran in 1979. It's hard to imagine the U.S. returning the favour today.