Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein (left) with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Nanping, southeast China’s Fujian province on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein (left) with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Nanping, southeast China’s Fujian province on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua
Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein (left) with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Nanping, southeast China’s Fujian province on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua

US-China rivalry could force unwelcome choices on some countries

  • Observers say Beijing is not trying to create its own camp but aiming to discourage others from aligning with Washington
  • Smaller nations will need to carefully manage escalating competition between the two powers

Topic |   US-China relations
Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein (left) with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Nanping, southeast China’s Fujian province on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein (left) with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Nanping, southeast China’s Fujian province on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua
Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein (left) with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Nanping, southeast China’s Fujian province on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua
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