US President Donald Trump said in his book The Art of the Deal that he “understands the Chinese mind”. By taking the tariff approach, however, he is pushing China into digging in its heels. Photo: Bloomberg
Neal Kimberley
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Macroscope by Neal Kimberley

Is Donald Trump’s trade war bent on prolonging conflict with China rather than resolving differences?

Neal Kimberley says the US’ recent trade war moves against China indicate that it is more interested in protracted antagonism than finding solutions

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US President Donald Trump said in his book The Art of the Deal that he “understands the Chinese mind”. By taking the tariff approach, however, he is pushing China into digging in its heels. Photo: Bloomberg
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