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2 Tools for thought must be developed in tandem with deep, original creative work:1 Chapter 7: US-China Relations and Wars2020-10-18Journal1 Chapter 7: US-China Relations and Wars2 Chapter 7: US-China Relations and Wars3 Chapter 7: US-China Relations and Wars4 Chapter 7: US-China Relations and Wars5 Chapter 7: US-China Relations and WarsThe Positions the Americans and Chinese Are InThe Trade-Economic WarThe Technology WarThe Geopolitical WarThe Capital WarThe Military WarThe Culture WarThe War with Ourselves: The Enemy Is UsBy Ray Dalio Preface: In this chapter I will be looking at the positions that the US and China now find themselves in and what being in these positions means for US-China relations.  Because the US and China are now rival powers in a number of domains, they are in “conflicts” or “wars” in these domains, so we will be looking at where these stand.  Because for the most part what we will be looking at are just new versions of old and classic conflicts (e.g., new technologies in a classic technology war, new weapons in a classic military war, etc.), we will be looking at them in the context of what has happened repeatedly in history and with the timeless and universal principles we learned from studying these cases.  While I will be looking at the range of possibilities that one might consider, I will be doing that without getting into what the future might look like.  I will do that in “The Future,” the concluding chapter of this book.  In this chapter I will also be moving a bit more from just conveying facts to sharing opinions (i.e., sharing my uncertain conjectures).  (Note: We have reordered the chapter numbers in this series, making what was originally the appendix to Chapter 2 its own chapter.  As a result, this chapter, which is the next installment after the September 11 Observations “Chapter 5: The Big Cycle of China and Its Currency,” is numbered Chapter 7.) Continue reading… Index 1 Chapter 7: US-China Relations and Wars 2 Chapter 7: US-China Relations and Wars 3 Chapter 7: US-China Relations and Wars 4 Chapter 7: US-China Relations and Wars 5 Chapter 7: US-China Relations and Wars The Positions the Americans and Chinese Are In The Trade-Economic War The Technology War The Geopolitical War The Capital War The Military War The Culture War The War with Ourselves: The Enemy Is Us Continue reading… (Original article)