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Kevin Rafferty
Opinion

Opinion

Kevin Rafferty

R.I.P. Pax Americana under Donald Trump’s destructive rule by tweet and his ‘America first’ policy

  • The US president’s unpredictability is dangerous in an increasingly unstable world. Germany and Japan, running trade surpluses with the US, are not safe. And multilateralism is in crisis in Europe, though the Europeans should know better

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Stephen Roach
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Opinion

Stephen Roach

Donald Trump is wrong. The US economy is not strong enough to win cold war 2.0

  • While the US prevailed in the cold war with the Soviet Union, its economy is in a much weaker position today. Both the US and China should resolve their own economic imbalances and then work together to preserve the post-war world order

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