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Timothy McLaughlin

Timothy McLaughlin is a Hong Kong–based contributing writer at The Atlantic.
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America Still Thinks It’s the Election Police

After the 2020 election, who would bother to listen to the U.S. about how to run a vote?

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Where the Pandemic Is Cover for Authoritarianism

In Hong Kong and around the world, public-health concerns are being used to excuse extraordinary overreach.

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The End of Hong Kong

China moved to take away the city’s autonomy, one of several aggressive actions by Beijing across the region.