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US-Chinese Pressure Points Are Becoming Dangerous, Former Australian Prime Minister Says

This picture taken on Nov. 6, 2018 shows a Chinese and U.S. flag at a booth during the first China International Import Expo in Shanghai. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)
This picture taken on Nov. 6, 2018 shows a Chinese and U.S. flag at a booth during the first China International Import Expo in Shanghai. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

The tension between the United States and China has been mounting recently.

Kevin Rudd, president of the Asia Society Policy Institute in New York and former Prime Minister of Australia, talks with host Jeremy Hobson about the pressure points between the two countries and why the fraying relationship could become dangerous.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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