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Hong Kong Chaos
Hong Kong Chaos
Loyalists and Localists Face Off in Hong Kong Legislature

The chaos in Hong Kong’s legislature will re-ignite a debate over how to handle activists who openly defy Beijing.

Hong Kong Chaos
Hong Kong Leadership Digs In Its Heels

The leader of Hong Kong and the President of China are both sending clear signals that they are not even considering making significant concessions to Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protest movement.

Hong Kong Chaos
Xi Won't Budge

Xi is telegraphing his strong intent not to let the Hong Kong protesters secure any more victories. Unnamed sources are telling the press that China doesn’t want to have to resort to using the military—unless it really has to.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

The Trump Administration is likely to comply.

demographic transformation

The millennial urban boom may be coming to a close. This could have major consequences for America’s politics and geography.

A Heavy Lift

No, probably not. But President Trump may have trouble lifting them in the first place.

Delivering on Promises

TPP, NAFTA, and a special deal with the UK: Trump’s first week will be a busy one.

WRM in the WSJ

Eliot Cohen’s new book presents a nuanced and compelling defense of hard power.

Infowar

Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.

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