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The Trump-Kim Summit

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As the meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un approaches, the North Korean leader continues to surprise the international community, most recently by promising to halt nuclear tests. But can a credible agreement with the North be reached, and at what cost for the region and its major powers?

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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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