A Hong Kong protester in front of a US flag singing the Star-Spangled Banner at Hong Kong University campus on September 20, 2019. Photo: AFP via Getty Images/Anthony Wallace
SINGAPORE – When China’s National People’s Congress overwhelmingly supported new national security legislation for Hong Kong on May 28, seen by many as a death knell for the city’s “one country, two systems” semi-autonomy, US President Donald Trump was quick to signal the US would retaliate in kind.   In a broadside against Beijing, he […]