How to avoid a war with China
Commentators and analysts have a fatalistic belief that war between China and America is inevitable not only in the United States, but also to a lesser extent in China. It is not inevitable, although it is certainly possible.
Xi Jinping already has too much on his plate: a huge but rapidly declining population; an economy that has sunk into stagnation and is unlikely to resurface; and the horrible example of how the invasion of Ukraine worked out for the Russians, writes Gwynne Dyer. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons