GM Defying Trump Shows How U.S. Can Beat China
China’s leader, convinced of the course he has set, has little incentive to appease a wounded and unpopular U.S. president.
The “Made in China 2025” industrial strategy is going to cause Beijing more headaches than anyone.
China’s president has altered foreign and domestic policies in ways that made confrontation with the U.S. almost inevitable.
U.S. companies have localised their operations around the world. Eventually, Chinese firms will, too.
China’s Got Its Own Swamp
While tariffs aren’t the way to change Chinese behavior, neither is meek compliance.
China’s far from desperate to reach a deal.
The U.S. approach to trade negotiation misunderstands modern China.
An economic separation between the world’s two largest economies is a very real possibility.
China is becoming a superpower. It should act like one.
Donald Trump’s strategy in his trade war with China boils down to inflicting sufficient economic pain.
U.S. should put the same restrictions on Chinese companies in the state that Beijing imposes on foreign firms there.
Beijing’s economic nationalism is harming a vital relationship.
Efforts to make champions of entire sectors often fail, as Japan showed in the 1980s.
The Trump-Kim summit held out hope that the last ugly conflict of the Cold War can be brought to a close.
Trump Gets a Lot Out of Trade Wars. The U.S. Gets Less
We’ve seen Trump’s policy in action, it turns out he’s doing the opposite.
Kim’s move may be symbolic or a ruse, to convince a hopeful world that he’s ditching his nukes when he’s not.
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