The Trial of Jimmy Lai and the Future of Hong Kong

Thursday, May 23, 2024
Media mogul Jimmy Lai, founder of Apple Daily, arrives the Court of Final Appeal by prison van in Hong Kong Reuters
James B. Cunningham

Former U.S. Consul General to Hong Kong and Ambassador to Afghanistan and Israel

Caoilfhionn Gallagher

Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers


Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

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NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

The war in Ukraine marks a new era of instability in Europe. Countering Russia’s efforts will require a stronger, more coordinated NATO.


After the rise of Chinese power during the 2010s and failed U.S. policies in the Indo-Pacific, the United States should renew the Pivot to Asia and place the region at the center of its grand strategy.*