US President Donald Trump believes that by reducing the US trade deficit with foreign manufacturers, he will be able to resuscitate domestic industries. Photo: AFP
Richard Heydarian
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Richard Heydarian

How Donald Trump’s assault on the trade deficit with China has sapped American power

Richard Heydarian writes that the economic glue which once undergirded stability in Sino-American relations has placed the two superpowers on a collision course

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US President Donald Trump believes that by reducing the US trade deficit with foreign manufacturers, he will be able to resuscitate domestic industries. Photo: AFP
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