No appetite for a 'new Cold War' in Asia

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    Amid the escalating US–China trade war, all eyes were on US Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe at the recent Shangri-La Dialogue. Those hoping for fireworks would have been disappointed. Shanahan offered a mild restatement of the Trump administration’s ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’ strategy, while Wei gave a robust but unsurprising rehearsal of China’s long-held core interests — particularly on the question of Taiwan.
    Original languageEnglish
    Specialist publicationEast Asia Forum
    Publication statusPublished - 2019


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