HONG KONG ANTI-ELAB
◎ Just because the organizers of the Human Rights Day rally have permission to go ahead with it does not mean that the event will be free from controversy.
◎ While the CCP has sought to extricate itself from the Hong Kong quagmire, its measures have thus far only caused it to sink in deeper.
◎ The external and domestic risks facing the CCP and Xi Jinping are coming to a head.
◎ Various signs indicate that the Hong Kong government could go ahead with a large-scale crackdown on the anti-extradition bill protests.
◎ The CCP, the Hong Kong government, and the Hong Kong police are “pouring oil on fire” by ramping up violent tactics and disinformation operations to suppress the Hong Kong anti-extradition bill protests.
◎ Based on our observation, the CCP is again preparing to shift strategies in Hong Kong as it pursues short, medium, and long-term agendas.
◎ When faced with popular uprisings or protests, the CCP typically resorts to the seemingly counterintuitive move of inciting the demonstrators or an entire population to violence.
◎ A Black Swan event for the Chinese regime could be just around the corner.
◎ We have identified four tactics which the CCP is utilizing to carry out its “judo move.”
◎ China’s communist leaders know that freedom, democracy and the rule of law are political contagions that could infect the vast Chinese population.
◎ Through the use of “chain stratagems,” the CCP is looking to turn a negative situation into a positive one for its regime.
◎ Songs have the power to become strong rallying calls for protest movements.
◎ With the “villains” properly designated and the blame properly assigned, the CCP can next play the hero and punish the responsible parties.
◎ Carrie Lam has technically not made any concessions yet to the protesters.