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On Wednesday, July 1, at 9:30 a.m., the House Foreign Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on the implications of Beijing's national security law in Hong Kong.
This week’s ChinaTalk featured Antony Dapiran going deep with me on the origin, meaning, and legacy of the 2019 Hong Kong protests. We drew parallels and contrasts throughout between HK and Black Lives Matter.
Lawfare's biweekly roundup of U.S.-China technology policy news.
On Thursday, June 4, at 11:00 a.m., the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee will hold a hearing titled, “Crisis in Hong Kong: A Review of U.S. Policy Tools.” The committee will hear testimony from Eric Lorber, the senior director of the Center on Economic and Financial Power at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, and Peter Harrell, an adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security.
You can watch a livestream of the hearing here.
What options are available to the Trump administration to respond to moves by Beijing to erode Hong Kong’s autonomy?
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made history yesterday when he refused to certify that Hong Kong is autonomous from China. What’s the significance of that move?
China proposes a restrictive new law giving the CCP greater control over Hong Kong, and changes tack to support an investigation into the coronavirus’s origins. Meanwhile, the United States further restricts sales to Huawei, and TSMC plans a new semiconductor plant in Arizona.
This week I'm trying something different. I've been interviewing my friends across China about their Coronavirus experiences, 故事FM style. We start off with Dev from Shanghai who lived through the entire lockdown and has interesting reflections on the lasting effects of social distancing on interpersonal relationships.
Hong Kong voters’ resounding support for opposition candidates—despite the rising levels of violence over the past several weeks—should prompt critical reflection not only in Beijing but also among American commentators on China.