Protests there have demonstrated the enduring appeal of American values and power. But can Washington live up to that promise?
Prashant RaoHong Kong has yet more protests today, and some demonstrators are calling for the US to "pass the act".
What does that mean, and what can DC do? @UriLF and @TMclaughlin3 explain, with an interview with @marcorubio
When Chinese student protesters thronged Tiananmen Square in 1989, their comrades in Hong Kong stood with them. Now Hong Kong is itself trying to defy Beijing.
Prashant Rao30 years ago, Hong Kong student protesters stood with their counterparts in Beijing on Tiananmen Square. Today, they again stood up to China.
Wang Chaohua, who was at Tiananmen in 1989, writes in @TheAtlantic of those two movements and their ties
The Islamic Republic has focused its ire on a D.C. research outfit that employs a few dozen people. How did the Foundation for Defense of Democracies get so famous in Tehran?
Prashant RaoA regime locked in a tit for tat escalation with the United States—a global superpower with intelligence and military resources around the world—has focused its rage on a guy who runs a think tank. Read @kgilsinan on Iran v. @mdubowitz
The government’s bid to end freedom of movement after Britain’s withdrawal from the bloc puts Europeans in the country at risk.
Prashant RaoThe British government says their bid to end freedom of movement immediately after Brexit won't adversely affect EU nationals living here. Is it really that simple? @YasmeenSerhan reports
The pressure on Hong Kong executives to suppress dissent could go global.
Prashant RaoChina isn't just trying to clamp down on Hong Kong's protests politically, but economically too. @MichaelSchuman's latest piece in @TheAtlantic looks at Beijing's efforts to pressure businesses
The U.S. president prides himself on freeing American prisoners held abroad. So why isn’t he pushing harder for the ones in Iran?
Prashant RaoDonald Trump prides himself on freeing American prisoners held abroad. Why isn't he pushing harder for the ones in Iran? This piece by @kgilsinan and @yarabayoumy is well worth your time