Anti-government protesters wave American flags at Chater Garden in Central on September 8, the day thousands marched to the US consulate, requesting US assistance for their cause. Photo: Simone McCarthy

Hong Kong protesters asking the US for help plays into Washington's strategy against China

  • Not only would the US be unwilling to take serious risks for Hong Kong’s sake, realist theory of international relations suggests Washington is likely to use Hong Kong as a bargaining chip in the US-China conflict
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Anti-government protesters wave American flags at Chater Garden in Central on September 8, the day thousands marched to the US consulate, requesting US assistance for their cause. Photo: Simone McCarthy
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