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Looking Past Trump

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In the last two years, a consensus has emerged among foreign policy experts that Donald Trump is singlehandedly demolishing America’s global standing. But Trump is less the architect of today's major geopolitical shifts than he is an avatar for domestic and international forces that will almost certainly outlast his presidency.

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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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