In the Huawei, Patrick Ho and Chinese spy cases, Trump sees only bargaining chips for his trade war
- Robert Delaney says the US president has no regard for Washington’s cases against Huawei and other Chinese individuals and organisations, and would rather use them as bargaining chips in his trade war, even if it undermines Washington
Robert Delaney is the Post’s North America bureau chief. He spent 11 years in China as a language student and correspondent for Dow Jones Newswires and Bloomberg, and continued covering the country as a correspondent and an academic after leaving. His debut novel, The Wounded Muse, draws on actual events that played out in Beijing while he lived there.