The United States (US) is currently facing its worst disaster since the September 11 or 9/11 tragedy. The worst disaster was the corona virus outbreak (COVID-19) originating from Wuhan, China.
As a result of the outbreak, the administration of President Donald Trump is often involved in disputes with China led by President Xi Jinping. One of their disputes is about who is to blame for the origin of the deadly plague.
As is well known, recently the United States expressed its suspicions regarding the origin of COVID-19. President Trump has stated that the US is looking into whether it is true. That the virus is a man-made virus that escaped from a virological laboratory in Wuhan, as many have speculated.
China had already suspected that the corona virus might enter the Bamboo Curtain country because it was carried by US troops.
Another dispute between the two countries with the largest economy in the world also arises due to demands worth around Rp.
90,000 trillion that the US wants to send to China for failing to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak at the beginning of its spread.
Even last week, the State of Missouri filed a civil suit in federal court over the matter. According to Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt who filed the lawsuit, China has committed negligence that caused Missouri residents to lose tens of billions of dollars in the economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Seeing the complexity of relations between the two countries due to COVID-19. Turkish expert named Mesut Hakki Casin came to the opinion. That bickering between the two countries could turn into a heated open war.
In fact, taking into account all aspects of the two countries. The law professor at Istanbul’s Yeditepe University said if a war breaks out it will be bigger than that of South and North Korea.
“So the Third World War begins between great powers, and the 21st century duel will be the last duel between Washington and Beijing.” He estimated, told Anadolu Agency.
“I believe the conflict here will extend beyond the wars of South and North Korea,” added the man who described this uncertain period as “epidemic diplomacy”.