NEW DELHI: Imagine a nation of over 140 crore people, with each of them on the government’s radar! That’s China where the Communist Party doesn’t tolerate unpleasant surprises or even a whiff of dissidence. So, state surveillance is all-pervasive. Two ministry-cum-intelligence agencies are entrusted with the task. How do the Ministry of State Security (MSS) & Ministry of Public Security (MPS) go about their job? In this episode of ‘Simply Nitin’, StratNews Global Editor-in-Chief Nitin A. Gokhale explains how spying has long been part of Chinese statecraft.