Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
Chen Zhao
Opinion

Opinion

Chen Zhao

Why Trump’s threats to ‘punish’ China over Covid-19 ring hollow

  • Trade tariffs, tech bans or cancelling US debt obligations to China are all unlikely, given their enormous cost to the US economy
  • As for backing Taiwan independence? Not if it meant outright war with China

Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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