Illustration: Craig Stephens
Peter T. C. Chang
Opinion

Opinion

Peter T. C. Chang

Are Confucian China and the Christian West destined to clash? How religion can explain the new cold war

  • Peter T. C. Chang says China’s Confucian heritage means it can tolerate multiple belief systems ‘under heaven’, but the US’ insistence on liberal democracy has echoes of Christian exclusivism

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Illustration: Craig Stephens
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David Malpass, the Trump administration’s World Bank nominee, has a reputation as a critic of the institution. Photo: Reuters
Daniel Wagner
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Daniel Wagner

Donald Trump’s pick to head the World Bank means US-China rivalry has a new front: development aid

  • Daniel Wagner says China continues to take World Bank aid despite its growth and the founding of alternative institutions like the AIIB. Trump’s nominee to lead the bank, David Malpass, may have been chosen to stop that

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David Malpass, the Trump administration’s World Bank nominee, has a reputation as a critic of the institution. Photo: Reuters
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