My Take by Alex Lo
The US has a (French) existential problem
- Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon keeps referring to China as an “existential threat” to America
- But the philosophical existential crisis that the US is truly facing is the dread and anxiety that it’s no longer the undisputed global hegemon
Alex Lo has been a Post columnist since 2012, covering major issues affecting Hong Kong and the rest of China. A journalist for 25 years, he has worked for various publications in Hong Kong and Toronto as a news reporter and editor. He has also lectured in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.