Share this on Twitter Share this on Facebook Share this on LinkedIn Share this on Sina Weibo Share this on Wechat Share this on LinkedIn Eric X. Li is a Shanghai-based venture capitalist and political commentator. He earned a B.A. from Berkeley, an MBA from Stanford's Graduate School of Business and a Ph.D. in political science from Fudan University. In 2000, he formed Chengwei Capital, a venture capital firm that has invested in some of China's hottest startups, including HelloBike and Youku which was later acquired by Alibaba. Today, he is even better known for his provocative op-ed articles and essays for Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The New York Times and the Financial Times about America's failings and "Why China's Political Model is Superior." His TED Talk, "A Tale of Two Political Systems," has been viewed 3 million times on Youtube. See Gideon Rachman's Lunch with the FT profile here. Eric X. Li.Illustration by Kate Copeland Q: Are we in a new Cold War, or a Cold War II as the scholar Niall Ferguson calls it? A: I hope not, for America's sake, because it’s completely unnecessary. And if thereSubscribe or log in to read the rest.