US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping pose for a photo at the Forbidden City in Beijing on November 8, 2017, during Trump’s visit to China. The world is bearing the brunt of the toxic fallout from Trump’s tenacious assaults on China’s policies and Xi’s determination not to let the West thwart his country’s rise. Photo: AFP
Michael Chugani
Opinion

Opinion

Michael Chugani

Xi and Trump are remaking the world, and we should all be afraid

  • Michael Chugani says China and the US have changed drastically under Xi and Trump’s leadership, for the worse in many ways, destabilising global relations
  • Few can escape the impact of their escalating rivalry, not least Hong Kong, which has seen its freedoms clipped amid Beijing’s fear of external interference

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US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping pose for a photo at the Forbidden City in Beijing on November 8, 2017, during Trump’s visit to China. The world is bearing the brunt of the toxic fallout from Trump’s tenacious assaults on China’s policies and Xi’s determination not to let the West thwart his country’s rise. Photo: AFP
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