Asia Pacific Are Google and Gmail really the enemy of China?

First China targeted Facebook and Twitter – now it's going after the world's largest e-mail service. The targeting of Gmail is part of a broader ideological struggle to separate the Middle Kingdom from the modes of the West. 

By , Correspondent

Andy Wong/AP

China has cemented another brick into the Great Firewall of censorship that blocks its citizens’ access to large swaths of the Internet, sealing off Google’s Gmail service.