Hong Kong Is a Local Tragedy, Not a Geopolitical Shuttlecock
Understanding oppression requires layered histories of the city itself.
Document of the Week: China’s See-No-Evil PR Blitz
Beijing has produced a booklet to counter allegations that it’s curtailing the freedoms of Hong Kong residents, abusing Uighurs, and failing to come clean on its role in the spread of the coronavirus.
The United States Can’t Handle China Alone
A coordinated strategy is emerging among allies, despite Trump’s best efforts.
Hong Kong Police Mix Colonial and Communist Brutality
As Beijing cracks down, it turns to familiar tools of repression.
Boris Johnson’s Remarkable U-Turn From Sinophile to China Hawk
Six months ago, Britain was the most China-friendly state in Western Europe. That’s ancient history now.
How the Coronavirus Crisis Is Silencing Dissent and Sparking Repression
A look at how protests, political violence, and conflict have played out during the pandemic.
Former U.S. Officials Urge Refugee Status for Hong Kongers
Pressure mounts for Congress to pass safe-harbor legislation to let Hong Kongers escape China’s newest police state.
U.S. Preparing to Suspend Extradition Treaty With Hong Kong
The looming decision, following China’s imposition of a new security law for the former colony, could be a prelude to even tougher U.S. actions against Beijing.
Does ‘Hamilton’ Have All the Answers for U.S. Foreign Policy?
The Broadway musical offers lessons on everything from regime change to balancing ideals and interests.
Beijing Launches a Global Assault on Free Speech
Hong Kong’s cruel new law doesn’t just affect the city.
Hong Kongers Say Taiwan Is Their First Choice as Exile Looms
Beijing’s new security law may cause mass emigration in Hong Kong.
Countries Are Opening Their Doors for Hong Kong’s Exodus
Britain, Taiwan, and many other countries are welcoming Hong Kongers as they scramble to leave before Beijing cracks down.
Beijing’s Secret Police Rule Hong Kong Now
The new national security law effectively undercuts the city’s once great justice system.
Why Taiwan’s Assistance to Hong Kong Matters
Taiwan’s government is signaling its status as a regional beacon for democracy and human rights—in contrast to South Korea, which frames assistance to North Korean refugees as helping ethnic brethren.