Is The U.S. And China Locked In Cold War 2.0?

ABC News Online: US and China locked in Cold War 2.0, historian Niall Ferguson warns

The world is entering a new Cold War as China and the US go head-to-head for the title of dominant economic superpower, high-profile British historian Niall Ferguson has warned.

"We're now looking at something much more than just tariffs," he told The Business.

"If you look at the battle that has broken out over the Chinese telecoms company Huawei, you see it has something of the features of the Cold War.

"There is also defence element to it — the Chinese are building a lot of weaponry which is probably designed to challenge American pre-eminence in the Asia-Pacific, so tick that box."

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WNU Editor: This Cold War .... if it does become a Cold War .... will not resemble the nuclear tensions that existed during the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the West. It is going to be something different.

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