Boris Johnson has announced the biggest increase in British military spending for thirty years. This is the price for British government participation in U.S. imperialism’s new cold war against China and the developing nations.
On foreign policy, Biden will appear to be different from Trump, but the broad outlines of their policy will be identical.
China invests and provides grants in Latin America with no interference in the recipient countries’ policies. The US government pressures Latin American countries to cooperate with its global policy agenda and tries to force them to choose between Beijing and Washington.
U.S. President Donald Trump—supported by most of the U.S. establishment—deepened the U.S. government’s assault on the Chinese economy.
This has not worked very well, and the U.S. economy has slipped into negative territory.
The left in the US and the rest of the West must reject the US government’s claim that our enemy is China and instead understand that the enemy is at home.
British China expert Jude Woodward, who sadly passed away recently, had given us the essential The US versus China, Asia’s new cold war? Moreover she left us two documents, which will give us an insight into the true nature of the US-China contradiction in 2020, during and after the COVID-19 crisis as well, which can be read here.