Demonstrators with Chinese and United States flags gather at sunset in Washington, DC on 24 September 2015 during a state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: EPA
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Anthony Rowley

There is a ceasefire in the US-China trade war. So who waved the white flag first?

  • China may scale back the rhetoric of its global ambitions, recognising that discretion may be the better part of valour in a long-term game
  • Likewise, Trump may be less confrontational, now that the soft underbelly of the US economy has been exposed

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Demonstrators with Chinese and United States flags gather at sunset in Washington, DC on 24 September 2015 during a state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: EPA
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