Li Shangfu: China’s defence minister at Shangri-La Dialogue warns of ‘cold war mentality’ in digs at US

After refusing to meet with his US counterpart, general says ‘some countries’ interfering in others’ business but Beijing does not seek confrontationChina’s defence minister, Li Shangfu, has said a cold war mentality is resurgent in the Asia-Pacific re…


China’s war chest: how the fight for semiconductors reveals the outlines of a future conflict

US efforts to stifle China’s chip industry are thought to be part of a wider plan to hinder Beijing’s preparations for warSigns of the burgeoning conflict between the US and China can be spotted in many different places, from balloons in the sky to vid…