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Hong Kong Ensnared in U.S.-China Showdown

Added 05-28-20 05:34:03pm EST - “The U.S. pronouncement that it no longer considers Hong Kong to. be independent from China paves the way for future sanctions, which could hurt the?” - Foreignpolicy.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Foreignpolicy.com: “Hong Kong Ensnared in U.S.-China Showdown”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The U.S. pronouncement that it no longer considers Hong Kong to. be independent from China paves the way for future sanctions, which could hurt the very people the United States means to help.

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Report: Hong Kong Ensnared in U.S.-China Showdown Hong Kong Ensnared in U.S.-China Showdown...

The Trump administration’s declaration on Wednesday that the United States no longer considers Hong Kong  autonomous from China, given Beijing’s increasingly aggressive policies there, could pave the way for reprisals from Washington and a potentially dramatic reshaping of Asia’s economic geography.

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