President Donald Trump (left) meets Chinese Vice Premier Liu He (right) in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on January 31, along with key members of the Trump administration, many of whom favour a confrontational approach to China. Photo: AP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

US hawks’ talk of a clash of civilisations is rooted in an intolerance of differences

  • US State Department official Kiron Skinner’s comments on the US-China conflict being between two vastly different civilisations betray a sense of Judeo-Christian superiority and a lack of understanding of the reality of China

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President Donald Trump (left) meets Chinese Vice Premier Liu He (right) in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on January 31, along with key members of the Trump administration, many of whom favour a confrontational approach to China. Photo: AP
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