Published On: Wed, Oct 3rd, 2018

#US, #China thrusting towards a new #ColdWar – Tit-for-tat exchanges on economic, political and strategic fronts threaten to escalate into a full-blown conflict between the superpowers

As the United States squeezes China economically through an escalating trade war, it is simultaneously ramping up military efforts to challenge Beijing’s recent strategic gains in the contested South China Sea.

The tit-for-tat punitive exchanges on economic and strategic fronts has effectively commenced what some analysts now see as a new Cold War pitting America versus China, a contest that is spiraling dangerously towards a possible armed conflict at sea.

Read more: US, China thrusting towards a new Cold War | Asia Times

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