The Globalist

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7 December 2021

Episode 2682

60 minutes

We discuss the spat between the US and China after Washington announced a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics. Plus: we dissect a meeting between Putin and Modi and learn more about the £4bn sale of Selfridges to a Thai conglomerate.

7 December 2021

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Chapter 1

Washington’s Olympic boycott

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US diplomats will boycott February’s Winter Olympics in Beijing because of China’s alleged human rights abuses, though US athletes will still take part. Isabel Hilton, founder of China Dialogue, discusses Beijing’s planned countermeasures.

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