The Chinese and US flags flutter near the Bund on July 30, ahead of a meeting between US trade delegates and their Chinese counterparts in Shanghai. Photo: Reuters
Gregory Mitrovich
Opinion

Opinion

Gregory Mitrovich

How China and the US can avoid going to war, as tensions rise over Xi Jinping’s naval ambitions

  • China’s assertiveness is drawing comparisons with imperial Germany and raising the spectre of war with the US. To avoid a clash, Beijing must stop challenging US allies in the South China Sea and avoid policies that confront vital US interests

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The Chinese and US flags flutter near the Bund on July 30, ahead of a meeting between US trade delegates and their Chinese counterparts in Shanghai. Photo: Reuters
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