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How Trump Could Blunder Into War with China - Foreign Policy In Focus;

How Trump Could Blunder Into War with China - Foreign Policy In Focus

Foreign Policy In FocusHow Trump Could Blunder Into War with ChinaForeign Policy In FocusChina may bully its neighbors, but turning foreign territorial disputes into a superpower conflict between nuclear-armed rivals would be a huge mistake. By Conn Hallinan, January 27, 2017 . Share. PrintFriendly and PDF Print.and more »

Uneasy over Trump's hardline stance, China steps up preparedness for military conflict with US - Economic Times;

Uneasy over Trump's hardline stance, China steps up preparedness for military conflict with US - Economic Times

Economic TimesUneasy over Trump's hardline stance, China steps up preparedness for military conflict with USEconomic TimesBEIJING: China is stepping up preparedness for a possible military conflict with the US as President Donald Trump has signalled that he will follow a more hardline policy to counter Beijing's claims on the disputed South China Sea and on other issues ...and more »

China 'steps up preparedness for possible military conflict with US' - South China Morning Post;

China 'steps up preparedness for possible military conflict with US' - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostChina 'steps up preparedness for possible military conflict with US'South China Morning PostChina is stepping up preparedness for a possible military conflict with the US as the Donald Trump presidency has increased the risk of hostilities breaking out, state media and military observers said. Beijing is bracing itself for a possible ...and more »

Trump's China Policy: 'This Is How You Stumble Into a Crisis' - Foreign Policy (blog);

Trump's China Policy: 'This Is How You Stumble Into a Crisis' - Foreign Policy (blog)

Foreign Policy (blog)Trump's China Policy: 'This Is How You Stumble Into a Crisis'Foreign Policy (blog)With its confused messages, the new administration is spooking Asian allies and antagonizing Beijing without a strategy. By Dan De LuceDan De Luce is Foreign Policy's chief national security correspondent. He joined FP in June 2015 after working as ...and more »

America, China and the risk of a trade war - The Economist;

America, China and the risk of a trade war - The Economist

The EconomistAmerica, China and the risk of a trade warThe EconomistDONALD TRUMP'S quest to protect American workers from cheating foreigners has begun. But in his first flurry of policy tweets and executive orders, China, his favourite bogeyman, was conspicuously absent. On the campaign trail he deplored China's ...and more »

Winners and losers in a China-America trade war - The Economist;

Winners and losers in a China-America trade war - The Economist

The EconomistWinners and losers in a China-America trade warThe EconomistECONOMIC Armageddon became a bit more likely when Donald Trump took office on January 20th, given his threats to impose a 45% tariff on Chinese imports. “No one will emerge as a winner in a trade war,” Xi Jinping, China's president, intoned just days ...and more »

How Trump can press China without resorting to a trade war - The Economist

How Trump can press China without resorting to a trade warThe EconomistWELCOME to the topsy-turvy new politics of trade. America, the creator and seven-decade-long defender of the global trading system, now has a president who seems determined to shake that system up and who may end by wrecking it. Although China is the ...and more »

The Trump administration vows to get tougher on China's maritime claims - The Economist;

The Trump administration vows to get tougher on China's maritime claims - The Economist

The EconomistThe Trump administration vows to get tougher on China's maritime claimsThe EconomistWHEN Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, said during his confirmation hearings that America should deny China access to the bases it had built on disputed reefs and islands in the South China Sea, many assumed that he was ...and more »

The world's view of Trump's worldview - The San Diego Union-Tribune

The world's view of Trump's worldviewThe San Diego Union-TribuneMuch has been made of President Donald Trump's worldview. But how does the world view him? A Nexis news database-enabled search of hundreds of newspapers around the world shows Trump's first few days on the job triggered anxiety — and in one ...and more »

China Stepping Up as Trump Withdraws From the World Stage - Newsweek;

China Stepping Up as Trump Withdraws From the World Stage - Newsweek

NewsweekChina Stepping Up as Trump Withdraws From the World StageNewsweek01_26_xi_01 Chinese President Xi Jinping stands on the podium of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games during a visit with IOC President Thomas Bach at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland January 18. Reuters. Opinion China President Xi Jinping ...and more »

China as the leader of the global liberal order? - Asia Times;

China as the leader of the global liberal order? - Asia Times

Asia TimesChina as the leader of the global liberal order?Asia TimesJust under a year ago, the prospect that the United States would turn into the fierce critic of the current economic and political order while China could become its ardent advocate was almost inconceivable. But, in a new era of world politics, wherein ...and more »

Trading Up With China - Foreign Affairs (subscription);

Trading Up With China - Foreign Affairs (subscription)

Foreign Affairs (subscription)Trading Up With ChinaForeign Affairs (subscription)U.S. President Donald Trump is right to shine a spotlight on trade issues with China. No other country in the world plays such an important role in international trade while also pursuing a mercantilist economic policy. In fact, China hands and trade ...and more »

Trump's trade war with China will come at the expense of American workers - The Diamondback;

Trump's trade war with China will come at the expense of American workers - The Diamondback

The DiamondbackTrump's trade war with China will come at the expense of American workersThe DiamondbackIf you've been reading the news over the past month, you've no doubt seen headlines signaling a looming trade war between the United States and China. Such a trade war would likely consist of each country slapping tariffs on each other's imports. While ...and more »

Trump's change of course in Asia challenges China, Obama's pivot - Washington Times;

Trump's change of course in Asia challenges China, Obama's pivot - Washington Times

Washington TimesTrump's change of course in Asia challenges China, Obama's pivotWashington TimesAs the Chinese protects claims of sovereignty in the South China Sea, the Trump administration will “send a clear signal that, first, the island-building stops and, second, [China's] access to those islands also is not going to be allowed,” secretary ...and more »

Trump Has 1.3 Billion Reasons Not to Pick a Fight With China - Bloomberg;

Trump Has 1.3 Billion Reasons Not to Pick a Fight With China - Bloomberg

BloombergTrump Has 1.3 Billion Reasons Not to Pick a Fight With ChinaBloombergU.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly attacked China on everything from trade to Taiwan to pressure his counterpart Xi Jinping to cede ground. In doing so he risks a backlash that could make doing deals even harder. China has a population of 1.3 ...and more »

Vietnam Eyes Trump Moves With Trepidation - New America Media;

Vietnam Eyes Trump Moves With Trepidation - New America Media

New America MediaVietnam Eyes Trump Moves With TrepidationNew America MediaPresident Trump's first days in office will have confirmed many of Vietnam's fears about his intentions for the region, and the waves of instability that can be expected during his administration. Vietnam's communist leaders have long anticipated the ...and more »

A US Navy Blockade in the South China Sea Is Not Sound Strategy - The Diplomat;

A US Navy Blockade in the South China Sea Is Not Sound Strategy - The Diplomat

The DiplomatA US Navy Blockade in the South China Sea Is Not Sound StrategyThe DiplomatSecretary of State Rex Tillerson's South China Sea comments during his confirmation hearings raised more than a few eyebrows. Tillerson seemed to suggest a blockade of newly constructed military installations in the SCS, an action that could, at the ...and more »

China's leadership role in globalisation will benefit all - South China Morning Post;

China's leadership role in globalisation will benefit all - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostChina's leadership role in globalisation will benefit allSouth China Morning PostProtectionism comes at a price, US President Donald Trump will quickly learn. His fulfilling of an election campaign pledge to pull his country out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade agreement on his first day in office pleased his supporters ...and more »

If the US ever went to war with China, it would be a Trump distraction technique - The Guardian;

If the US ever went to war with China, it would be a Trump distraction technique - The Guardian

The GuardianIf the US ever went to war with China, it would be a Trump distraction techniqueThe GuardianThere is no indication that the US president wants a war. But, if he did get into one, it would be to direct attention away from his incompetence. China's South Sea Fleet. 'Trump has shown himself masterful at hijacking the national conversation to ...and more »

Trump Threats on South China Sea Heighten Risk of Nuclear War - Center for Research on Globalization;

Trump Threats on South China Sea Heighten Risk of Nuclear War - Center for Research on Globalization

Center for Research on GlobalizationTrump Threats on South China Sea Heighten Risk of Nuclear WarCenter for Research on GlobalizationJust days after taking office, the Trump administration has set course for a conflict with China over the South China Sea that threatens military clashes and war. President Donald Trump's press secretary, Sean Spicer, on Tuesday backed up an earlier ...and more »