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Asia delights and despairs in Trump’s Capitol siege

David Hutt

Wednesday’s storming of the US Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters, described by president-elect Joe Biden as an attempted “insurrection”, will forever be a stain on American democracy – and Asian nations have taken note.

Hours after the event, after which President Tru-mp begrudgingly called on the rampaging rioters to return home, the US Senate formally named Biden the next president and Twitter locked down Trump’s acco-unt, messages from world leaders were still rolling in. The response was a mixed hue of condemnation, criticism of Trump and consolation over the degradation of US democracy. But some of …read more

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