US-China relations

Six books on a new superpower rivalry.

The World Today
Published 1 June 2020 Updated 28 September 2020 2 minute READ

Has China Won? The Chinese Challenge to American Primacy
Kishore Mahbubani
Ingram Publisher Services, £25.00

The most recent instalment in a string of questions, following Can Asians Think? (1998) and Has the West Lost it? (2018). At times provocative, the veteran Singaporean diplomat appraises the strengths and weaknesses of Sino-American relations and warns of US ‘delusions of its own exceptionalism’ that inform its ‘with us or against us’ approach to China.

Interesting Times: China, America and the Shifting Balance of Prestige
Chas W Freeman
Just World Books, £13.99

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