US outrage over national security law for Hong Kong puts Donald Trump and China trade talks in an awkward spot
- New national security law could create economic and political risks for US multinational firms with operations in Hong Kong
- Trump faces a tough choice between securing a trade deal with China and heeding lawmakers’ calls to defend democratic freedoms
Robert Delaney is the Post’s North America bureau chief. He spent 11 years in China as a language student and correspondent for Dow Jones Newswires and Bloomberg, and continued covering the country as a correspondent and an academic after leaving. His debut novel, The Wounded Muse, draws on actual events that played out in Beijing while he lived there.