SINGAPORE (Dec 17): The arrest of Huawei chief financial officer (CFO) Meng Wanzhou is a dangerous move by US President Donald Trump’s administration in its intensifying conflict with China. If, as Mark Twain reputedly said, history often rhymes, our era increasingly recalls the period preceding 1914. As with Europe’s great powers back then, the US, led by an administration intent on asserting the US’ dominance over China, is pushing the world towards disaster.

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