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Congressional Report Points Fingers at China for ‘Mass Murder’ Through Widespread Distribution of Fentanyl

Amidst the staggering number of drug overdose deaths in the United States, a bipartisan congressional report has pointed directly at China for its significant role in exacerbating the fentanyl crisis. 

This detailed report accuses the Chinese government of not just turning a blind eye but actively promoting the mass exportation of this deadly drug to the U.S.

The House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party has unveiled findings that implicate China in a calculated campaign of “mass murder” against Americans through the widespread distribution of fentanyl. 

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With drug overdose deaths reaching approximately 112,000 annually, the majority linked to fentanyl, the United States is facing a public health catastrophe.

Despite the legality of certain trade practices, the ethical implications are profound. 

China’s manufacture and export of fentanyl and its precursors — despite knowing the lethal consequences — are seen by experts as acts of aggression rather than mere commerce.

The opioid epidemic, primarily driven by fentanyl, has not only cost lives but also inflicted severe economic damage. 

In 2020 alone, the crisis cost the United States nearly 1.5 trillion dollars, accounting for about 7% of the nation’s GDP.

The committee’s investigation revealed startling incentives provided by the Chinese government to manufacturers exporting fentanyl and related products. 

These include complete tax rebates for exporting fentanyl analogues, suggesting a government-endorsed financial boost to the deadly trade.

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Further evidence points to the Chinese government’s deeper involvement, including financial grants and awards to notorious synthetic narcotics manufacturers, and even stakes in companies openly selling illicit drugs. 

This level of state involvement indicates a deliberate strategy rather than mere oversight.

Contrasting sharply with China’s harsh domestic drug policies, the lack of action against companies exporting fentanyl underscores a hypocritical stance. 

Despite clear evidence provided by Western law enforcement, Beijing has shown no interest in curtailing this trade that is devastating the U.S.

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The nexus between Chinese organized crime and the fentanyl trade is tightening, with indications that these criminal networks are working under the aegis of the Chinese Communist Party to expand China’s influence globally, complicating the U.S. efforts to combat the epidemic.

The global community has watched with increasing alarm as China’s actions continue to undermine international health and security. 

The report calls for stringent economic sanctions and international pressure to compel China to halt its lethal narcotics export.

As the U.S. grapples with the ongoing fentanyl crisis, understanding China’s integral role in this deadly saga is crucial. 

Only with a clear recognition of the adversary can effective strategies be devised to protect American lives and hold those responsible accountable for their actions.