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Pretense broken: US-China relations begin anew

The Trump administration hasn’t broken China. What’s broken is the overwhelming ideological pretense that has governed bilateral relations. An amalgam of hubris underwrites the varying assumptions of western Chinese specialists – all have been bought low by team Trump.  The excessive, overweening belief that Asia possessed an intrinsic liberal order, that China would continue apace […]