All eyes will be on Britain when the leaders of the G-7 convene Friday on the shores of Carbis Bay in Cornwall.
They won’t be at the table, but the specter looming over the feast will be China. An increasingly authoritarian Beijing is forcing the Group of Seven to ask the question: how do we stay free? Our democracies have the most to lose as the Chinese Communist Party seeks to shape the world to make it more hospitable for authoritarian regimes. Through our historic ties to Hong Kong, the United Kingdom has had a front-row seat to the human cost of a crackdown on freedom over the past year so we know the direction that free states can take.
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