Growing fears of Chinese military crackdown on Hong Kong protests
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 () There are growing fears the Chinese government may use the military to crack down on protesters in Hong Kong. Beijing has described the pro-democracy protests as "conduct close to terrorism." CBSN contributor and Asia Society senior fellow Isaac Stone Fish joins CBSN to explain why things have escalated.
HONG KONG — With the Chinese government strongly criticizing the now months-long protests in Hong Kong, many have wondered when the party's patience will end and what route Beijing will use to quiet the dissent.
Here are a few of their options.
According to CNN, Chinese military forces seen...