The US and China are entering a new cold war. Where does that leave the rest of us?

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the Guardian—Liberal democracies must learn the lessons of the past by thinking long term, applying a strong moral code – and avoiding hubris Let’s be honest: there is a new cold war between China and the United States. The coronavirus crisis has only heightened the antagonism. There are few, if any, countries in Africa or Latin America where the two superpowers do not loom large as rivals. When Chinese and Indian soldiers clash with brutal hand-to-hand fighting on a disputed frontier, US secretary of state...

US v China: is this the start of a new cold war?. Coronavirus has brought the rivalry to a head sooner than expected – and the scope for non-alignment is narrowing George Kennan, the US charge d’affaires in Moscow at the end of the second world war and the author of the famous Long Telegram in 1946, captured in his memoir how quickly perceptions in international relations can change. The man widely seen as the intellectual author of the cold war recalled that if he had sent his telegram on the nature of the Soviet threat six months earlier, his...