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The U.S.-China trade war in the eyes of New Yorkers

It’s been one year since Donald Trump threatened to impose large-scale tariffs on China in March 2018. The first…

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In dealing with China, the U.S. can draw on a Cold War lesson: Be more open

For the U.S., the balance between openness and innovation with restrictions and control has always been essential. In its current…

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An end to European naivete?

Reuters reports: “The European Union on Tuesday provisionally agreed on rules for a far-reaching system to coordinate scrutiny of foreign…

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U.S.-China gloom deepens

Our usual roundup of trade war news is here, but in case you overdosed on Zoloft or were feeling too…

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Chinese state media proclaims Beijing a staunch defender of free trade

When I was a boy, Communists were communists and Americans were free traders. I would not have imagined the Chinese…

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Kuora: How the West views China now, China viewed the West 200-plus years ago

This week’s column comes from two of Kaiser’s answers, originally posted to Quora on December 29, 2017 and September 7, 2016. Why…

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Trade war: The clock is ticking

“Tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese goods are scheduled to take effect at 12:01 a.m. in Washington, the U.S. Trade…

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Shorting the yuan — trade war gloom and boom update

America will be barbecuing and letting off fireworks tomorrow, so it seems unlikely that a settlement will be reached between…

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Beyond Trumpism: What is the ‘smart’ direction for U.S.-China relations?

Are the U.S. and China headed into a “Cold War 2.0”? Some object to the very question. Michael Swaine, a…

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Gloom and doom trade war update

Here is everything you need to know today from the front lines of the U.S.-China trade war: Starting on July…

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Xi Jinping takes up Trump’s challenge to a trade duel

U.S. President Donald Trump announced a week ago that he was going all in with his big bet on tariffs…

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Trade war update: Chinese investment in U.S. plummets, but yuan stays steady

The hostilities continue between the American and Chinese governments, a day after Donald Trump prepared to go all in on…

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Trump escalates trade war, again

U.S. President Donald Trump is preparing to go all in on his big bet on tariffs against China. China’s tit-for-tat…

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Trade war update: ‘an unfortunate sound bite’

Peter “Death by China” Navarro, director of the White House National Trade Council, talked to NPR this morning. He remains…

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China sees trade opportunities in Iran after the U.S. drops out of nuclear deal

Russia and China are eager to dance with Iran after U.S. President Donald Trump tore up his government’s commitment to…

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