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Crowds of protesters are shrinking, talks are scheduled, but frustrations on both sides remain. While many in the press and elsewhere are quick to reference the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, Robert Daly explains how what’s happening today is different in many ways. He also provides insight into the broader context of the complex relationship between mainland China and Hong Kong. Is what’s happening in Hong Kong today a preview of what may eventually occur in Beijing? Daly addresses this question and more during this informative conversation with Wilson Center NOW host, John Milewski. 

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Kissinger Institute on China and the United States

The Kissinger Institute works to ensure that China policy serves American long-term interests and is founded in understanding of historical and cultural factors in bilateral relations and in accurate assessment of the aspirations of China’s government and people.  Read more