tirsdag 14. mai 2019

China and the US are caught in a Cold War trap

Deal or no trade deal, the threat of a new Cold War between China and the United States is likely to turn the summer months into a winter of discontent. During the past week, the mood music has become distinctly surreal. Ministry officials in the world’s second-largest economy have been relatively circumspect as tensions rise with Washington, waiting for instructions from Beijing. President Xi Jinping has remained silent unlike his counterpart in the US, Donald Trump.