Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
Henry Litton
Opinion

Opinion

Henry Litton

Could a democracy like the US have crafted the ‘one country, two systems’ policy? Unlikely

  • Managing the reintegration of Hong Kong with the motherland requires leadership of the highest order and a culturally advanced society
  • The short-term cycle of elected governments in a democracy makes it virtually impossible for a policy like one country, two systems to gain traction

Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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