The hawks have US President Donald Trump’s ear on trade. illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
The hawks have US President Donald Trump’s ear on trade. illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

The hawks of war: how moderates were shut out of Donald Trump’s inner US-China trade circle

With China and the United States at the centre of the biggest international trade dispute in decades, the South China Morning Post takes an in-depth look at the changing relationship between Beijing and Washington. In the first of a two-part series, Shi Jiangtao looks at how moderate voices in the White House are being drowned out by the hawks.

The hawks have US President Donald Trump’s ear on trade. illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
The hawks have US President Donald Trump’s ear on trade. illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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