Though vastly different in temperament and approach to international affairs, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, leaders of the world's two most powerful nations, are similar in one aspect: their need for power. Illustration: Craig Stephens

With America in retreat and China on the rise, is a cold war on the way? 

Chi Wang says while Trump’s isolationist approach to international relations sets him far apart from Xi, with his ambitious plans to expand China’s reach, the two are strikingly similar in one aspect: their need for power 

Topic |   US-China relations

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Though vastly different in temperament and approach to international affairs, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, leaders of the world's two most powerful nations, are similar in one aspect: their need for power. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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