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Hong Kong and the Appeasement of China

Ian Morris
Board of Contributors
Sep 18, 2019 | 18:02 GMT
A sticker at a bus stop during a pro-democracy march in Hong Kong on Sept. 15, 2019.

A sticker at a bus stop during a pro-democracy march in Hong Kong on Sept. 15. Hong Kong's reunion with mainland China was generally popular after the 1997 handover from the United Kingdom, but attitudes have changed with China's increasing assertiveness.

(IVAN ABREU/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

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