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Virus Revives Worst-Case Scenarios for U.S.-China Relationship

  • Ties go from ‘best’ to ‘breaking point’ in just four months
  • Phase-one trade deal becomes key barometer of relations
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Virus Revives Worst-Case Scenarios for U.S.-China Relationship
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On Jan. 15, it seemed like the U.S. and China had avoided a quick descent into a new Cold War.