History will repeat itself if the West keeps kowtowing to China

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History will repeat itself if the West keeps kowtowing to China

This is a serious warning, not from ancient history but the relatively recent past

Nick Timothy

Take a moment and contemplate the bravery of the demonstrators in Hong Kong. On Sunday, confronted by mounting Chinese intimidation, 100,000 people took once more to the streets.

Ominously, video footage has emerged of a Chinese military buildup in nearby Shenzhen, and Beijing has begun to refer to the demonstrators as terrorists.

This week, a senior Chinese diplomat said: “If Hong Kong’s situation deteriorates ... the central government will not sit by and watch.”..

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