The day of “One China, two systems” is over.
While you slept last night, Hong Kong lost its independence to China.
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s new national security laws came into effect at 1 am Sydney time, an hour before the 23rd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to Chinese rule.
The legislation was not made public before the bill was signed by Mr Xi in Beijing.
The Chinese Government has no interest in civility or compromise. It only wants dominance and subservience.
Currently, China is conducting provocative naval exercises in the South China Sea. The Trump Administration sent a large battle group for our own exercises in the South China Sea.
Right now, with the economy hurting on account of Wuhan Virus, is President Trump willing to tighten the screws on China?