Friday, September 11, 2015 5:58 PM EDT
The Justice Department on Friday afternoon dropped all charges against Xi Xiaoxing, an American citizen and the chairman of Temple University’s physics department.
It was an embarrassing acknowledgment that prosecutors and F.B.I. agents did not understand — and did not do enough to learn — the science at the heart of the case before bringing charges that jeopardized Dr. Xi’s career and left the impression that he was spying for China.
Source: The new York Time Read more »