US President Donald Trump and his administration have ratcheted-up tensions with China in recent weeks. Photo: Bloomberg US President Donald Trump and his administration have ratcheted-up tensions with China in recent weeks. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Donald Trump and his administration have ratcheted-up tensions with China in recent weeks. Photo: Bloomberg
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Taking sides over China will not benefit United States’ allies

  • Disengagement, containment and confrontation as advocated by Trump administration hardliners will harm the US, not benefit it
  • The same holds even truer for allies which also need China for growth and development and to ensure globalisation and international cooperation

US President Donald Trump and his administration have ratcheted-up tensions with China in recent weeks. Photo: Bloomberg US President Donald Trump and his administration have ratcheted-up tensions with China in recent weeks. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Donald Trump and his administration have ratcheted-up tensions with China in recent weeks. Photo: Bloomberg
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