These convictions indicate a long-due change in the US approach in response to the unwise position of the PRC. While the details of Operation Fox Hunt are not exactly a surprise due to the authoritarian nature of the Chinese government, the program exposes Beijing's utter disregard for the sovereignty of other countries when it comes to persecuting Chinese citizens.
China's Fox Hunt operation, which targets corrupt suspects who flee the country to avoid being brought to justice, relies exclusively on law enforcement cooperation with other countries to track down fugitives. Despite the US slandering the PRC's efforts, the US has become a haven for criminals by failing to fulfill its international obligations and commitments.
There's a 50% chance that China will score at least 5.72 on the Human Freedom Index in 2030, according to the Metaculus prediction community.