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Donald Trump's TikTok deal reeks of a grimy political shakedown

Xi Jinping would be perfectly justified in scuttling the messy arrangement

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What Oracle's role as trusted tech partner means in practice is murky.   © AP

James Crabtree is an associate professor in practice at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. He is author of "The Billionaire Raj."

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