The truth about the US-China clash of civilisations? There isn’t one

//The truth about the US-China clash of civilisations? There isn’t one

The truth about the US-China clash of civilisations? There isn’t one

The current media-designated “war” between the US and China over trade, investment and technology has, unsurprisingly, revived a previously dormant discourse on differences between “Asian” (here, “Chinese”) vs “Western” (“American”) values that many believe portend the “clash of civilisations” advanced by Harvard political scientist Samuel Huntington in 1993, and repeatedly embellished by numerous acolytes since. This concept of an inevitable “civilisational” or “cultural” (as distinct from…

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