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U.S. Intelligence Positions Hong Kong
as Proxy Conflict With China –
Thankfully President Trump Sees Trap…

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Posted By: earlybird, 8/13/2019 8:38:22 PM

The situation in Hong Kong is a geopolitical dynamic that will likely become much more volatile in the next few weeks, months and/or years. One constant in an ever-changing universe is how the UniParty in DC will attempt to drag the U.S. into the issues.First, Hong Kong is China. Whether a generation of people look back with regret to the time when Great Britain ceded the territory to Beijing is irrelevant. China has, and will have, full control over Hong Kong; and that’s the way it is. This will not be reversed. (Snip) Stand back and look at the bigger picture.

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A dose of reality from a source that has proven to be reliable...

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Reply 1 - Posted by: cThree 8/13/2019 8:45:40 PM (No. 151463)
China is Trump's toughest opponent in 2020.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: voxpopuli 8/13/2019 9:35:41 PM (No. 151496)
China is being fed lies by Rinos and Dems.. telling them that they will defeat Trump next year don't bet on it.. but.. a lot of violence to come.. they are mad dogs..
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Catfur27 8/13/2019 9:52:16 PM (No. 151506)
WHY should the US give a steaming pile of schumer about Hong Kong...??...really...let the Brits take the lead on this one...it's THEIR mess ..not ours .
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Reply 4 - Posted by: bogeegolf 8/13/2019 10:30:36 PM (No. 151516)
My daughter has another week Over there in a three week work stint. I’m a little nervous and I will suggest she doesn’t do it again.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: jfodoch 8/14/2019 4:00:25 AM (No. 151657)
Let's see what the Chinese do with Panama -- this could drive me nuts if I let it
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Sunhan65 8/14/2019 7:17:26 AM (No. 151734)
FTA: "But they made these choices decades ago… now they have the consequences." No, they didn't. This otherwise correct and necessary article mistates a point about Hong Kong choosing to be absorbed by communist China. The choice was made by Great Britain, not Hong Kong, and the British decided to hand one of their colonial jewels over to a dictatorship. Legally, Britain was under no obligation in 1997. The relevant treaty ceded both Hong Kong Island and Kowloon to Great Britain in perpetuity, the Communist Chinese never recognized it anyway. Britain made a practical calculation based on its own interest and sold Hong Kong out. The Hong Kong people were giving no real choice in the matter. I regret this bitterly. I was there the day it happened. Hong Kong was an extraordinary place--modern, multicultural, with one of the most beautiful skylines on Earth. Now it is just another Chinese city. More's the pity.
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