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It's official: A Sino-US Cold War is on

Policy by China bashers in Washington envisions a long and costly global strategic confrontation involving new international alliances and American sacrifices.

Mr Pompeo has argued that decades of "blind engagement" with China have damaged US economic and strategic interests.

HISTORIANS can point today to the exact starting dates of the Great War and World War II, but would probably disagree when asked to pinpoint the day or even the year that marked the beginning of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union.

In a way, the post-1945...

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