What started as a movement against a controversial law has expanded into something much bigger. China continues to dispatch officers to fortify the ranks of the Hong Kong police and reports indicate that they are planting decoys among the protesters in order to encourage more violent acts that could eventually turn ordinary residents against the movement. Has President Xi has pushed too far too fast? He has thrown caution to the wind in his desire to become emperor for life and has let the Chinese ambition to dominate the West out of the bag – what happens next? Ilana Freedman is a veteran intelligence analyst, political commentator and host. 

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