US President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on July 14. He announced that he had signed an executive order ending the city’s preferential trade treatment. Photo: AP US President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on July 14. He announced that he had signed an executive order ending the city’s preferential trade treatment. Photo: AP
US President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on July 14. He announced that he had signed an executive order ending the city’s preferential trade treatment. Photo: AP
Scott Laderman
Opinion

Opinion

Scott Laderman

Donald Trump’s ending of the Fulbright programme in Hong Kong and China damages US soft power

  • The programme is one of the more successful examples of US cultural diplomacy
  • While Beijing’s threat to Hong Kong is serious, the US has maintained its Fulbright programmes with other countries it sees as adversaries

US President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on July 14. He announced that he had signed an executive order ending the city’s preferential trade treatment. Photo: AP US President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on July 14. He announced that he had signed an executive order ending the city’s preferential trade treatment. Photo: AP
US President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on July 14. He announced that he had signed an executive order ending the city’s preferential trade treatment. Photo: AP
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