A man in an auto parts factory in Liaocheng in eastern China's Shandong province on August 29, 2018. The Trump administration announced Monday, September 17, 2018, that it would impose tariffs on US$200 billion more in Chinese goods, escalating a trade war between the world's two biggest economies and potentially raising prices on goods ranging from handbags to bicycle tires. Photo: Chinatopix via AP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

David Dodwell

Will the US-China trade war quagmire take as long as the Vietnam war to untangle?

The Vietnam war, fought over nearly two decades from 1955 to 1975, took four US presidents to untangle. Let’s hope this unwinnable trade war will not take as long

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A man in an auto parts factory in Liaocheng in eastern China's Shandong province on August 29, 2018. The Trump administration announced Monday, September 17, 2018, that it would impose tariffs on US$200 billion more in Chinese goods, escalating a trade war between the world's two biggest economies and potentially raising prices on goods ranging from handbags to bicycle tires. Photo: Chinatopix via AP
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