Illustration: Stephen CaseIllustration: Stephen Case
Illustration: Stephen Case
Zhou Bo
Opinion

Opinion

Zhou Bo

Why China must beware a less confident US, politically divided and pessimistic about its future

  • What the West views as China’s assertiveness is a response to the challenges it perceives to its sovereignty. Meanwhile, the US has rarely been at peace in its history
  • While American overconfidence after the Cold War led to the deadly war in Afghanistan, the US’ lack of assurance is fuelling its campaign to suppress China

Illustration: Stephen CaseIllustration: Stephen Case
Illustration: Stephen Case
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