A police officer detains a pro-Trump protester as crowds storm the US Capitol. Photo: Reuters A police officer detains a pro-Trump protester as crowds storm the US Capitol. Photo: Reuters
A police officer detains a pro-Trump protester as crowds storm the US Capitol. Photo: Reuters
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‘The Washington Spring’ or just a blip? How Asia saw the chaos of Trump supporters storming US Capitol

  • In a region where US support for anti-government protesters in Thailand and Hong Kong rankles for some, there is a mixture of sadness and mockery
  • Some say the scenes have turned the world’s most powerful country into a ‘laughing stock’; others say it shows a democracy that still needs to ‘mature’

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A police officer detains a pro-Trump protester as crowds storm the US Capitol. Photo: Reuters A police officer detains a pro-Trump protester as crowds storm the US Capitol. Photo: Reuters
A police officer detains a pro-Trump protester as crowds storm the US Capitol. Photo: Reuters
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