Can China and the United States develop a world order that both will value and defend?
Wang Gungwu is University Professor at the National University of Singapore. His recent books include Renewal: The Chinese State and the New Global History (2013); and Another China Cycle (2014). His dialogues (with Ooi Kee Beng) on world history were published as The Eurasian Core and it Edges (2015). This essay was given as the keynote address at an international conference on “China-US Relations in Global Perspective” in October 2015 at Victoria University of Wellington.