For China, however, it is a simple observation of "shi,” the ancestral belief in revision of a course of action when opportunities appear.
Anyone who leads China and the United States to a full-on confrontation will be considered a sinner by history.
The U.S., however, is having trouble digesting the call made last Saturday by Chinese President Xi Jinping for more countries to join Beijing’s vast infrastructure project.
Brazil gains much more if it ... navigates between the two giants without becoming a vassal to one or the other.
The U.S. will still have its problems. To be competitive, it must remain open.