The longer the trade war lasts, however, the more pain both sides inevitably feel. Illustration: Brian Wang

The high-stakes US-China showdown is hardly a game, but strategists see ‘game theory’ at work in trade war’s tactics, weapons and risks

  • Experts predict a deal that Trump will claim as a great victory but that doesn’t significantly change Beijing’s controlling economic tactics
  • ‘Like World War I, the two players are holding out for a win in the war of attrition,’ says a professor of managerial economics and decision sciences
Topic |   US-China trade war

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The longer the trade war lasts, however, the more pain both sides inevitably feel. Illustration: Brian Wang
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