Beijing’s Tightening Squeeze on Taiwan and Hong Kong
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Webinar with Dr. Shelley Rigger, Brown Professor of East Asian Politics at Davidson College
In recent months, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has stepped up actions aimed at expanding its influence, especially over Hong Kong and Taiwan. Its efforts have produced counter-moves in both places, including demonstrations in Hong Kong and elections in Taiwan that reinforced the leadership of the Sino-skeptical Democratic Progressive Party. What are the internal and external factors driving Beijing to squeeze Taiwan and Hong Kong more tightly, and what options do Taipei and Hong Kong have to fend off this pressure?
Join for a presentation and Q&A with Dr. Rigger