Vince Dhimos answered a question at the Spanish-language sector of Quora. Below is our translation of the question and Vince’s answer.
How should the Western powers respond if China sends its troops to Hong Kong to put down the resistance?
Whenever a protest or uprising occurs in a country that is not aligned with the United States, it is important to ask if the protests have a legitimate goal – that is, if they make sense, ie, there is a pressing human rights issue at stake. If not, it is important to ask if the protests are spontaneous and have been initiated solely by the citizens of the country in which the protest is occurring or if the protest was instigated and/or promoted by one of the US non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that specialize in inciting protests, riots, uprisings and coups, or by an agency funded by one of these.
Indeed, in most of the major protests that ended in coups in the last few decades, the United States has been behind the protests in the form of governmental agencies and/or NGOs, but in most cases, these agencies covered their tracks, generally with the aid of a complicit msm.
For example, the coup in Kiev in 2014 was instigated and promoted by several American agencies, ie, USAID, NED, an Open Society foundation of George Soros, the NED, the United States State Department (Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland took part personally in the coup) and others. This meddling on the part of the United States was completely illegal and violent, including over 100 killings, but the Western media reported this as a “peaceful” event without mentioning that it was a flagrant example of American meddling in the internal affairs of a sovereign nation. The media wanted their audience to believe this was a positive action on the part of the West and the protesters, but in the final analysis it resulted in the economic destruction of Ukraine – which now, according to the IMF, is the poorest country in Europe and is engulfed in political chaos and turmoil.
The recent unrest in Georgia was another example of unreasonable protests that one could hardly imagine being spontaneous because the stated motivation seemed contrived and senseless to anyone but a Russia hater. In this case, the protesters were angry because a Russian leader of an Orthodox delegation sat in the chair of the Georgian speaker of the Orthodox Parliament. This was hardly obectionable because this Russian had been elected as the head of the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy, and international organization. The US has several NGOs in Georgia and they have been cultivating hatred against the Russians for several years. Aside from this irrational hatred of Russians, there was no logical or rational motive for a protest.
Now in Hong Kong we are witnessing another illogical protest, this time against a proposed law that would allow extradition of criminals or persons suspected of crimes from the Chinese world. Nothing very important is at stake. The proposed law is not a big deal and is based on a principle accepted almost everywhere.
There are two NGOs in Hong Kong that receive funding from the NED (National Endowment of Democracy), an organization that is dedicated to meddling in the internal affairs of foreign countries for the purpose of regime change and has instigated and promoted the overthrow of democratically elected governments, including the government of Ukraine that was overthrown in 2014. These 2 NED-funded groups are Human Rights in China and the Laogai Research Foundation.
I do not know if China will send troops to Hong Kong – probably it will not because, interestingly, most of the people demonstrating in Hong Kong are supporting Beijing and the police – but if it does, the United States must stay out because the internal affairs of China and Hong Kong and their mutual relations are not part of its responsibility. The United States has major problems of its own to solve and if it tries to meddle in Hong Kong affairs, the Chinese government has the potential to forcefully oppose its efforts.
As for China, it needs to do what Russia has done to prevent foreign meddling, ie, banning American NGOs such as USAID, NED, Soros foundations, etc, that cause problems in its county, and also banning organizations that are funded by these NGOs.