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Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in Politico on the Reasons that Explaining that European Leaders are Unlikely to Follow the U.S. in Threatening Trade Sanctions Against Beijing as It Moves to Tighten Its Grip on Hong Kong


Professor Julien Chaisse explains that foreign companies had already started to feel the heat in Hong Kong since the local government’s failed attempt last year to push through an extradition law that could have allowed suspects in Hong Kong to be sent to China for trial. Read the full article here: Jakob Hanke Vela and Jacopo Barigazzi, “EU won’t follow Trump into a trade war over Hong Kong”, Politico, 29 May 2020 <>.