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Quid pro quo? In one sense, it might not matter whether Justin Trudeau’s government made a deal to start talks with Beijing on an extradition treaty in exchange for the release of a Canadian imprisoned on trumped-up spy charges.

If it looks like a bargain was struck, it’s likely to foster negative consequences, whether or not there was a real swap. And the whole case seems to offer Canada a hard lesson in hard Chinese bargaining.

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