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How Hong Kong's Leader Made the Biggest Political Retreat by China Under Xi

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Limited consultation within the Hong Kong government, and none with the public, led to an unexpected setback for local authorities and China's government.
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Hong Kong extradition bill complicates an already tense US-China relationship

Hong Kong extradition bill complicates an already tense US-China relationship

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This story is being published as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on scmp.com on June 15, 2019. The row between Beijing and Washington over Hong Kong has exacerbated tensions between the two powers, but observers say neither side wants to push too hard because of the high cost involved. Analysts and diplomatic observers said the tough rhetoric from both mainland China and the United States was unlikely to be followed by any concrete action as they grappled with a broader conflict. Their protracted dispute has been complicated in recent...
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