US President Donald Trump’s belligerent policies have not gone down well with its allies and its foes. Photo: Bloomberg

Is the world spiralling down towards Thucydides Trap?

Trump’s erratic and transactional policies have seriously harmed US relations with long-standing allies and even foes, showing how distant the president is to temperate counsel. Now, much depends on the temperance of China’s leadership, which is in the early stages of getting to grips with the implications of its emergence as a new and major force

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US President Donald Trump’s belligerent policies have not gone down well with its allies and its foes. Photo: Bloomberg
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