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The real problem with Trump’s foreign policy

ON HIS WAY TO AN AUG. 1 CAMPAIGN EVENT in Ohio, President Donald Trump was asked about America’s position on the months-long pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. “That’s between Hong Kong and that’s between China, because Hong Kong is a part of China,” Trump said. But as tensions mounted in the self-governing enclave in the following weeks, Trump’s aides and allies took different positions, with his State Department, National Security Adviser and supporters in the Senate backing the protesters and warning Beijing against intervention.

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