US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping reach out to shake hands as they meet on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia, on November 14. Photo: AFP
US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping reach out to shake hands as they meet on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia, on November 14. Photo: AFP
Zha Daojiong
Opinion

Opinion

Zha Daojiong

Why framing US-China ties as a Cold-War-style coexistence doesn’t help

  • Soviet idea of coexistence was to prevent military conflict, which was seen as a viable choice. But for Chinese, coexistence underlines global interaction, trade
  • Neither China nor US has the moral authority to force other countries to sacrifice their pursuit of growth and development to accept a bifurcated world economy

US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping reach out to shake hands as they meet on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia, on November 14. Photo: AFP
US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping reach out to shake hands as they meet on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia, on November 14. Photo: AFP
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