Anti-government protesters wave American flags during their rally at Chater Garden in Central on October 26. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Andrew Sheng
Opinion

Opinion

Andrew Sheng

Hong Kong’s protests are part of the new great power conflict, but Chile’s are not. It’s all about the ‘rimland’

  • For decades, the US dominated coastal areas needed to contain great power rivals, but this is now under threat
  • Hong Kong is one such area, and the protesters are inserting themselves into this conflict by calling for US support
Anti-government protesters wave American flags during their rally at Chater Garden in Central on October 26. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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