China’s dream of unifying with Taiwan is fading fast amid the coronavirus and Hong Kong protests

In Beijing, paramount leader Xi Jinping must be wondering what further calamities can befall his grand plans for China’s rejuvenation. Hong Kong’s still-unresolved 2019 political insurrection is now being eclipsed by an even greater crisis, also of his government’s making. The consequences of China’s lax public health standards and obsessive public security concerns have combined […]