US President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP
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For China and the US, a new Cold War or a not new Cold War?

  • The differences between the US and Chinese economic systems are not as stark as those that existed between the US and the Soviet Union
  • US-China strategic rivalry is unlikely to have as clear-cut an end as US-Soviet competition. It’s more plausible to imagine them stumbling into the future locked in an uneasy but indefinite embrace

US President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP
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