Alex Lo
Alex Lo
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

My Take by Alex Lo

A ‘senility theory’ of US foreign policy over Taiwan

  • Richard Nixon made famous the madman theory of international politics and Donald Trump resurrected it. The idea is that erratic and unpredictable behaviour frightens your enemies into compliance. A president perceived to be mentally deficient making dangerously provocative statements such as over Taiwan may have a similar impact

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