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Sino-US relations: What has race got to do with it?

To use racial and civilisational paradigms to describe the rivalry is to go down a path strewn with pitfalls

What happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object?

In the realm of international affairs, this apparent paradox captures the complexities of the current state of US-China relations.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 28, 2019, with the headline 'Sino-US relations: What has race got to do with it?'. Print Edition | Subscribe