Author: Gregory Koh

CvT: Vaccines Front a New US-China Cold War

The COVID-19 pandemic and the global race to vaccinate have become an unlikely arena in which to kickstart a ‘new Cold War’ between the US and China. However, unlike the historical Cold War where the consequence was the formation of a world order characterized by mistrust, tension, and unpredictability, the competition between the US and China is one that would see the two nations co-lead the world in recovering from this pandemic through their own unique foreign policy strategies. In a twist of irony, there is merit in this competition, albeit unintended on both sides.

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