In the end, it is certain the United States will place tariffs on Chinese goods, and there will be retaliation.
American firms may not profit from a trade war with China, but both Airbus and Brazilian farmers have to be salivating at the prospect.
The risk the world faces is the one Xi has promised: a Chinese takeover of Taiwan.
There will be plenty of conflict on Trump’s foreign-policy team.
The new national security advisor has a daunting task in front of him.
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