US President Donald Trump claps after finishing his state-of-the-union address in the chamber of the US House of Representatives in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Richard Heydarian
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Richard Heydarian

Trump has declared a trade war against the whole world

US president’s protectionist state-of-the-union address ignores a great lesson from history – free trade underpins peace among nations, writes Richard Heydarian

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US President Donald Trump claps after finishing his state-of-the-union address in the chamber of the US House of Representatives in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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