On Balance by Robert Delaney
How Team Trump’s flaws are undermining efforts to call out China’s misconduct
- The behaviour of Donald Trump’s administration has called into question America’s commitment to defend a democratic world order
- Trump promotes law, order and rising stock prices. Why should it surprise him that Chinese citizens are content with a government delivering economic security?
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.