Illustration: Craig Stephens
Minxin Pei
Opinion

Opinion

Minxin Pei

George W. Bush’s disastrous Iraq war paved the way for China’s rise. Is Trump about to make the same mistake?

  • China joined the WTO and grew into an economic giant in the time the US was fixated on fighting al-Qaeda. It’s a lesson Trump appears not to have learned
  • Despite designating China a strategic adversary, the assassination of Soleimani threatens to pitch the US into another bruising Middle East conflict
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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