US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping after a joint press conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in 2017. The two leaders represent differing world views on a polarised global stage. Photo: AP

Xi’s world or Trump’s? The choice is between prosperous authoritarianism or chaotic freedom in the new cold war

Michael Chugani says Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump represent two different philosophies, one promising stable and prosperous authoritarianism, the other, chaotic democracy with greater personal and internet freedom

Topic |   US-China relations

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US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping after a joint press conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in 2017. The two leaders represent differing world views on a polarised global stage. Photo: AP
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