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Could the US-China trade row become a global cold war? | Nouriel Roubini20 May 9:28am

Could the US-China trade row become a global cold war? | Nouriel Roubini

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If Donald Trump and Xi Jinping slide into ongoing animosity, the world will pay the price A few years ago, as part of a western delegation to China, I met Xi Jinping in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People. When addressing us, Xi argued that China’s rise would be peaceful, and that other countries – namely, the US – need not worry about the “Thucydides trap”, so named for the Greek historian who chronicled how Sparta’s fear of a rising Athens made war between the two inevitable. In his 2017 book
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