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Xi has failed to fix the problems the Central Committee brought him in to fix, and I think he's nervous, and that will wind up resulting in him going into Hong Kong. - George Friedman, Geopolitical Futures Founder and Chairman, explains why Beijing is deeply worried about Hong Kong protests. Full interview, starting at 13:00

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