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The New Cold War Raises Climate Fears

US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan speaks during the daily press briefing in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on September 20, 2022. SAUL LOEB / AFP

The U.S.-China relationship’s long slide into enemy-ship has now been formalized: we’re in a new cold war.

This isn’t news exactly, but the way the Biden administration made this division the main structuring principle of its new National Security Strategy is still notable, and for me slightly chilling. 

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