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Frits Bolkestein

Frits Bolkestein

Writing for PS since 2005
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Frits Bolkestein was a member of the European Commission, 1999-2004, and is a former Dutch minister of defense. He was an IWM fellow in 2005.

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    China’s Risky Endgame in Hong Kong

    Minxin Pei

    In 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping declared that by the time the People’s Republic celebrates its centenary in 2049, it should be a “great modern socialist country” with an advanced economy. But following through with planned measures to tighten mainland China's grip on Hong Kong would make achieving that goal all but impossible.

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