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U.S. Threats to Overhaul Hong Kong Policy Intensify China Confrontation

Evan Rees
Asia-Pacific Analyst, Stratfor
May 29, 2020 | 22:34 GMT
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about U.S. relations with China at the White House on May 29, 2020.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about U.S. relations with China at the White House on May 29, 2020.

(Win McNamee/Getty Images)

U.S. President Donald Trump's May 29 announcements adjusting U.S. policy toward China could derail the phase one U.S.-China trade deal if fully implemented, but they are unlikely to deter Beijing's determination to implement new Hong Kong national security legislation -- and no matter what, Hong Kong protest activity will increase in the coming months....

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