28 June 2020 — Indian Punchline
US-China standoff hots up as White House compares Chinese President Xi Jinping with Soviet leader Joseph Stalin
The world community can heave a sigh of relief that there isn’t going to be a new cold war between the United States and China. A Cold War needs two blocs: while Washington is unable to cobble together a bloc, Beijing is disinterested in one, lacking a bloc mentality. But isolating China in the international community is easier said than done, as the US-led globalisation is replaced by a China-led globalisation.