Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and US President Donald Trump review an honour guard during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9, 2017. Photo: AFP Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and US President Donald Trump review an honour guard during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9, 2017. Photo: AFP
Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and US President Donald Trump review an honour guard during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9, 2017. Photo: AFP
Josef Gregory Mahoney
Opinion

Opinion

Josef Gregory Mahoney and Maximilian Mayer

How close has the coronavirus pandemic brought China and the US to military conflict?

  • US President Donald Trump’s provocative rhetoric raises questions about how far he is willing to go in his confrontation with China
  • While countries and businesses are reluctant to pick sides, the spectre of a US-China military conflict might force them to

Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and US President Donald Trump review an honour guard during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9, 2017. Photo: AFP Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and US President Donald Trump review an honour guard during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9, 2017. Photo: AFP
Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and US President Donald Trump review an honour guard during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9, 2017. Photo: AFP
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