The four protagonists in the latest US-China diplomatic and security talks were, from left, Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe, Chinese Politburo member Yang Jiechi, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US Secretary of Defence James Mattis. Photo: EPA-EFE
Ankit Panda
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Ankit Panda

US-China diplomatic and security talks fail to produce a way out of the morass, but did anyone think it would?

  • Despite tensions both sides recognise that a continuation of military-to-military exchanges could provide stability and prevent a conflict breaking out, Ankit Panda says

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The four protagonists in the latest US-China diplomatic and security talks were, from left, Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe, Chinese Politburo member Yang Jiechi, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US Secretary of Defence James Mattis. Photo: EPA-EFE
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