America and China - the defining relationship

Competitive cooperation or containment? Two books set out opposing views on how the US should approach its superpower rival.

US President Joe Biden meeting China’s President Xi Jinping in November during a virtual summit from the White House. PHOTO: AFP
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(FINANCIAL TIMES) - The relationship between China and the US will shape the world's future on every dimension.

Alas, those relations have been deteriorating for a long time. Indeed, probably the only issue on which Republicans and Democrats agree is that China is a huge threat to America's interests and values.

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