Illustration: Craig Stephens
Austin Lowe
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Austin Lowe

The legal misunderstandings at the heart of the US-China trade war tensions

  • Washington needs to temper its unrealistic hopes that China can overhaul its legal system overnight, while Beijing must stop seeing all US legal action as top-down directives from Trump

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The US and China appear to be on the brink of a trade deal – despite Trump’s recent tweet. Photo: AP
David Dollar
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Opinion

David Dollar

US-China trade deal beckons. But can either side be trusted?

  • The two countries are caught in a vicious circle of mistrust.
  • To break it, Chinese misconceptions of US intentions and American defeatism must both be abandoned.

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The US and China appear to be on the brink of a trade deal – despite Trump’s recent tweet. Photo: AP
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