China and the United States have brought the world to two inflection points.
The first inflection point is the arrival of what The New York Times, Forbes and Fortune magazine have called a "new Cold War" between these two superpowers. Current bilateral tensions may not yet display all the characteristics of the Soviet-American Cold War, but US Vice-President Mike Pence's speech on the China threat earlier this month may have paved the way for more hostile behaviour.
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