Fareed Zakaria: ‘There is room for the US and China to co-exist' I FT

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Commentator and journalist Fareed Zakaria and the FT’s US national editor Edward Luce talk about President Joe Biden’s America, foreign policy and how relations with China might develop at the FT Weekend Spring Festival 2021. Watch more at

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30 comments

fugitive88888 April 5, 2021 - 5:46 AM

This guy is an idiot

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Jay Rock April 5, 2021 - 5:52 AM

No there isn't

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john smith April 5, 2021 - 5:56 AM

So the the liberal democracies have to compromise and capitulate and stand aside, watching genocide and human rights abuses occur under their very noses? Doing so threatens the moral intensity of their arguments in a domestic sphere and, surely, logically, undermines the ability of any progressive measures in a domestic arena to possess moral force. If state sanctioned slave labour is to be the hallmark of and driving force of the new globalist model, we may as well turn the clock back to 1760 and re-start the sugar plantations in order to compete with a state who expends almost nil in looking after a slave workforce.

Peaceful co-existence is impossible with a power like China. What an absurd policy – to allow the brutalist, cynical and corrupt hegemony of China to succeed. It would be the apex of Realist nightmares and is exactly the same sort of craven appeasement we saw in the 1930s. Only this time the West has no excuse for not anticipating the obvious outcomes. Did the declaration of human rights mean anything at all, or was it just words?

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Guff April 5, 2021 - 6:01 AM

Between them, China and the US invented this covid pandemic: Evil Mad Scientist, the British-Ukranian immigrant Peter Daszak, invented covid in his secret Wuhan lab. He was stooging for Big Pharma: transmutation the Horseshoe Bat virus from Mojiang into human form, by carrying out ILLEGAL gainer experiments, with money from the Gates and Melinda Trust. American money, Chinese lab.

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Guff April 5, 2021 - 6:01 AM

American money, Chinese lab.

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Christopher Scobie April 5, 2021 - 6:59 AM

China, or ccp, coexist? Mouth piece..

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Sir Gonzo Of Rotherham April 5, 2021 - 7:06 AM

The FT and this Zakiria just outed themselves as shills for the CCP. When the storm comes you will be put against a wall.

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Lily Ho April 5, 2021 - 7:18 AM

China is a democracy country just in a different style, that is why 99% Chinese people love their Chinese government, it is so wrong US and west want to change china, china never interfere with any other country's government and their style, I think the and fact is louder china just love peace,

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Serge Konko April 5, 2021 - 7:42 AM

Sadly China don't know about that 🙂

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E L April 5, 2021 - 7:46 AM

It's chauvinists against globalists. Stagnant tech against new tech. Defence of China against intrusions of Anglo-Saxon nations.

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Marcus O'Conner April 5, 2021 - 9:21 AM

HELL NO!!! Absolutely not! Boycott Xinjiang blood cotton.

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Quiet Jagung April 5, 2021 - 9:23 AM

Learn from China.

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Darx Kies April 5, 2021 - 9:27 AM

There might be room for both to co-exist if all you are interested in is only making money ignoring human rights and the fact that the CCP is not only about making money. This type of mentality is just sickening.

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Furlock Furli April 5, 2021 - 10:06 AM

There is no room, no space. There is no such thing.

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qwertykov wonderman April 5, 2021 - 10:24 AM

China will unite all the enemies of America and ensure the inevitable collapse of America and the Western world.

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qwertykov wonderman April 5, 2021 - 10:24 AM

The Communists are back and winning. There's nothing the Yanks can do.

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John Charles April 5, 2021 - 12:31 PM

how did he say so much and yet didnt say anything

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Hello April 5, 2021 - 12:55 PM

Biden needs to address more on domestic affairs instead of foreign ones.

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tefl king April 5, 2021 - 1:43 PM

FT, this is really poor. Zakaira has probably never been to China, never conducted business with China and speaks zero Chinese. He has no qualifications whatsoever to speak on this subject and it shows. I hope he donated his fee to charity.

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Wusong Liao April 5, 2021 - 4:41 PM

The bottom line is, of course, China is not and will not stop and be poor, so America can be rich and bullying everyone else. we East Asians called life is impermanence or the Chinese Chan Buddhism law of nature, nothing can last forever, it keeps changing, good is changing, bad is also changing. your past created your present situations, and your present situation creates your future. what you plant now, you will reap in the future. China has a strategy for 250 years that's was plant 100years ago by the CPC. Now they create their present moment. they lifted all their 1.4 billion out of poverty.

while America had some good fortune in the past, they got to be very rich and they started to plant negative and grotesques seeds by attacked everyone, calling everyone stupid, etc..now they get the results. America system is obsolete now, the country is divided normal people are fed up with all the negative media brainwashing and politicians do not accept their mistake but blame on china and russia and not face reality

The Chinese planted prosperity and happiness, so they get it now. America planted wars and destruction, not they will get it too. it is nature's laws,, we called it Karmic law or the laws of nature. your vocal actions, your physical activity, and your mental actions.

you hear china's leaders are saying sharing the future together. we will bring investments with win-win.
American leaders are saying, no we stop anyone tries to overtake us and we are not sharing, we are zero-sum gamers.. we will bring bombs and regime change.. because you must adopt our culture… so you can see who is gaining and who is winning.

Suntzu said. you can chop your way to conquer others but you can't run it successfully, you need wisdom and soft powers.. America has no more soft power today.. only bombs, guns, and force.. all empires fallen because of a lack of wisdom or became too arrogant.
China was not a country, it was an empire. the world Zhong gou mean center of the universe or center lands, so China and America have no choice but to co-exist, China has accepted America will act like a headless chicken for the next 10yrs and can be dangerous, but ultimately decline and has to accept china and other rising power take a piece of the cakes. America has only two options. .. one is to accept and work with china and keep to be the richest people still for the next 50yrs and second place or start a war with China and destroy everyone and itself because china is not a soviet union.. where you can use the dollars against them. china can get dollars from most of the countries on the planet and use their currency too. There is no point to fight china. China has 1.4 billion people with 700m middle class, the biggest market in the history of the world… all American companies are not stupid to commit suicide. Things have changed but America is still stuck in the cold war world. America will still be the richest in terms of GDP for a long time if they get the right leaders and younger current trend leaders can face reality, not how you wish to be .
reality is today military power can gain very little but economical soft powers are the keys to the future trend.

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giovanni silano April 5, 2021 - 8:46 PM

No way

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Dev Shetty April 5, 2021 - 9:35 PM

Why this Fareed guy promoting china

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Julie Joy April 6, 2021 - 1:54 AM

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Sam Allen April 6, 2021 - 4:29 AM

What a really complicated way of saying nothing at all

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mystical wind April 6, 2021 - 5:20 AM

It is really quite telling some of the comments on this page. There is definitely some level of arrogance and ignorance. With the center of economic gravity shifting east, in a decade or two some will be in shock when their perception of the world comes crashing down.

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UIGN_ Peace April 7, 2021 - 9:33 PM

China and the USA have always Co-exist. JUST THAT ONE HAVE TO BE MORE OPEN….and the other HAVE TO ACCEPT THAT THEY ARE NOT THAT MORE EXAMPLE AS BEFORE…..TIME IS CHANGING and NONE OF THESE CAN STOP IT. Every five years —- NEW TECHNOLOGY is been created by both countries. and the WORLD NEED OPTIONS….Not only the USA says to TRADE OR TO BUY. USA has NO RIGHT to lecture other countries on how to do their business. and to whom with.

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catherine clinchard horiuchi April 8, 2021 - 11:42 AM

it is not that it could it is that it must be ….enough wars pandemics bullying sanctions ..too much ego we all need to work all together a brotherhood of man a round assembly all countries not in proportion but one to one and conflicts should be done in an arena men to men not as it is done in syria, and shame war sensitive bullied in recycle all arms for useful things , enough taking human lives hostage, how can we fix the bullying game of careless power, ..our ..world need respect chance for all and all for everyonés chance we don't even need a world leader every country is sovereign a true world leader is a peaceful one..a constructor not a demolishing idiot

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madiam 4u April 11, 2021 - 6:25 PM

Fareed is a CCP puppet

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Jukka Miettinen April 14, 2021 - 12:53 PM Reply

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