Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with then US Vice President Joe Biden in 2013. File photo: Getty Images/TNS
Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with then US Vice President Joe Biden in 2013. File photo: Getty Images/TNS
Michael Vatikiotis
Opinion

Opinion

Michael Vatikiotis

Why China, US need to learn from the Cold War to avoid a hot war

  • The rise of China and growth in global polarity are affecting multilateralism, reflected in the UN’s declining influence as well as division and disunity in the Security Council
  • To help reset and recalibrate the international system, China and the US need to agree on concrete measures to reduce tension and work cooperatively for the global good

Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with then US Vice President Joe Biden in 2013. File photo: Getty Images/TNS
Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with then US Vice President Joe Biden in 2013. File photo: Getty Images/TNS
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