Alex Lo
Alex Lo

SCMP Columnist

My Take by Alex Lo

Cold War 2.0 may end up saving US and China from domestic implosion

  • Thousands of bridges, roads and bypasses are without funding for urgent repair across the United States, but more than 1,000 expensive US military bases and sites are maintained around the world that never lack funding. By conjuring up a common threat or enemy, those overseas bases may be what ultimately hold the country together