If China’s economy recovers from the pandemic, its authoritarian political system could become even more influential around the world.
Why the Hong Kong protesters feel they have ‘nothing to lose’
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has indicated she's open to dialogue. But unless she meets the demonstrators' demands, the protest movement isn't going to end anytime soon.
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Chinese investment in the US has never been high, but the ongoing trade war could dampen it further, with significant long-term repercussions.
US President Donald Trump’s closeness with totalitarian leaders and indifference towards traditional liberal allies could be a strategy to reposition America against a rising China.