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August 30, 2019

High-Profile Arrests, Protest Ban Mark New Phase in Attempt to Quell Hong Kong Protests

By Shannon Tiezzi
The Hong Kong government doubles down on its current approach: clamping down on the protests and pro-democracy leaders.

August 30, 2019

China Rotates New Troops Into Hong Kong Amid Mass Protests

By Ken Moritsugu and Yanan Wang
Chinese officials called the move a routine annual rotation, but it raised fresh worries about the possible use of force.
August 16, 2019

Battle-Ready: The PLA’s Hong Kong Garrison

By Bonnie Girard
Will China cross the Rubicon by sending its military to Hong Kong?

August 15, 2019

Hong Kong: The Orchid and the Great Stone Wall

By Ben Lowsen
The more tightly Beijing grasps Hong Kong, the more its control slips.

August 15, 2019

Will Beijing Use Force to End the Hong Kong Protests?

By Shannon Tiezzi
Sending in the troops is not unthinkable, but China's government has many other options at its disposal.

August 12, 2019

Hong Kong Airport Shuts Down Amid Pro-Democracy Protest

By Yanan Wang and Christopher Bodeen
A sit-in at the main terminal caused the cancellation of all flights, even while protests continued elsewhere in Hong Kong.
September 26, 2018

North Korea Is Not East Asia’s Only Flashpoint

By Rachel Xian
Nuclear issues may dominate headlines, but don’t ignore the building crisis in Hong Kong.

April 04, 2018

China’s Hardened Stance on Hong Kong and Taiwan

By Johan Englund
Dark days are ahead for Hong Kong and Taiwan as Beijing's hardline strategy continues.

March 09, 2018

Beijing Sets A Harsh Tone for Hong Kong in the ‘Two Sessions’

By Charlotte Gao
Beijing purposefully downplays Hong Kong’s “autonomy” and highlights “zero tolerance” for Hong Kong independence.

December 18, 2017

Beijing’s Carrot-and-Stick Approach to Hong Kong

By Charlotte Gao
Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam gives her annual report to Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing.

November 01, 2017

Hong Kong in Xi Jinping’s 'New Era'

By Jinrui Xi
As long as Hong Kong steers clear of secession, its autonomy will remain intact.
October 28, 2017

Hong Kong Bookseller Released, But Still in Mainland China

By Charlotte Gao
Bookseller Gui Minhai had been kept in custody on the Chinese mainland for two years.

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