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Dr. Hans Stockton and Bridget Richardson discuss the closing of the Chinese Consulate in Houston. Dr. Stockton describes how to understand the situation and what it means for citizens. They also reflect on aspects of faith and culture.



Dr. Hans Stockton (史 漢 傑)
Dean, Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences & Global Studies Director, Taiwan & East Asia Studies Program Fayez Sarofim – Cullen Trust for Higher Education Endowed Chair in International Studies

Helpful Links:

Houston’s Chinese community shocked, fearful after ‘extremely rare’ US move to close consulate – KPRC2 

Beyond politics, effects of Chinese consulate’s closing ‘will be a setback’ for Houston – Houston Chronicle 

China Orders U.S. to Shut Chengdu Consulate, Retaliating for Houston – The New York Times 

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