Is war between China and the United States still inconceivable?

It’s a dangerous moment in history as the two powers are entangled in a struggle for dominance

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On Tuesday, former World Bank president Robert Zoellick caused a stir when he said relations between Washington and Beijing were in a "free fall" and may escalate into a military confrontation with serious implications.

"The relationship right now is in free fall. It's quite dangerous," he said at an event sponsored by the Peterson Institute for International Economics, adding: "People need to be aware that miscalculations can happen, and issues with Taiwan and others can move to a danger zone."

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