June 09, 2020

An Overly Aggressive U.S. Approach to Hong Kong Risks Playing Into China’s Hands

By ​Neil Bhatiya and Eric Lorber

While China’s violations of the agreed-upon status quo regarding civil liberties and political autonomy in Hong Kong are worthy of a robust U.S. response, the administration should carefully calibrate its approach in order to minimize the collateral damage to Hong Kong itself. That means mixing limited sanctions and other tools, while broadening the number of voices criticizing Beijing’s posture.

Read the full article in World Politics Review.

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