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A trade war against China might be a fight Trump couldn’t win

3 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
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rump starts with little multilateral negotiating power and has given “a big push forward” to “China’s alternative system of rules,” writes The New York Times, as “many countries in the developing world still believe prosperity depends on their successful integration into the supply chains that traverse the global economy” — and the new American administration has already rejected that belief.
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the publication's newsletter, app, and website. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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