We like to think that the United States and China have become so inter-dependent, their economies so entwined, as to rule out any major armed conflict between them.
But that’s a dangerous assumption to rely upon because it omits other factors and forces at play that drive U.S.-Chinese tensions. We seem to be in that stage where both sides are at the gravest risk of misreading the other.
..there is a deepening hypersensitivity about borders in general and a sense that a “rightfully ours” patch of Chinese influence extends along an ill defined length of the western
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