The Harbin. a Chinese destroyer, takes part in a training exercise in the East China Sea. Photo: AP

Former Chinese officials warn tensions with US raise risk of ‘accidental conflict’

  • Warnings echo comments by former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger who said even a ‘relatively minor crisis’ could spiral out of control
  • Former bank chief and Communist Party historian say both sides should be alert to danger from heightened tensions
Topic |   US-China relations

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The Harbin. a Chinese destroyer, takes part in a training exercise in the East China Sea. Photo: AP
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Jun Mai

Jun Mai

Jun Mai is an award-winning journalist covering China's political and social news. He writes about China's elite politics, general policies and social activism. He is currently based in Beijing.