Can Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chu…

With hundreds of police having cleared out the protesters in Hong Kong’s Mongkok district, it remains to be seen whether the back of the Occupy movement that has hobbled the city for week has been broken. It may not have been. Protesters are still clashing with police and appear unlikely to give up. But another question may be how badly damaged Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying is in the eyes of his political masters in Beijing, and whether he can survive in the longer term.

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