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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 »

The Real Risk For China This Year Is Its Economy, Not Trump - Forbes;

The Real Risk For China This Year Is Its Economy, Not Trump - Forbes

ForbesThe Real Risk For China This Year Is Its Economy, Not TrumpForbesDuring the campaign, Donald Trump promised to name China a 'currency manipulator' on 'Day One!', but has subsequently deferred such a declaration. At his confirmation hearing, Rex Tillerson–now certain to be sworn in as Secretary of State–implied he ...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 »

How Trump Helps China - Project Syndicate;

How Trump Helps China - Project Syndicate

Project SyndicateHow Trump Helps ChinaProject SyndicateCAPE TOWN – US President Donald Trump has, predictably, used his first few days in office to cast himself (and the United States) as a proverbial sun around which every other country orbits. His expansive agenda of re-crafting NATO, withdrawing from ...and more »

China Warns US It Has Sovereignty Over South China Sea - Voice of America;

China Warns US It Has Sovereignty Over South China Sea - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaChina Warns US It Has Sovereignty Over South China SeaVoice of AmericaChina has warned the United States it would not retreat from claims that it controls the South China Sea. "China has indisputable sovereignty over the South China Sea islands and their adjacent waters," foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told ...and more »

Scared of China? In US, fear runs along age, partisan lines - Nikkei Asian Review;

Scared of China? In US, fear runs along age, partisan lines - Nikkei Asian Review

Nikkei Asian ReviewScared of China? In US, fear runs along age, partisan linesNikkei Asian ReviewOver the past quarter century, more than one U.S. president has pledged to get "tough on China." In 1992, in the wake of the Tiananmen Square massacre, Bill Clinton promised not to coddle Beijing. George W. Bush vowed to change the U.S.-China ...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 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's Rhetorical Reality Show - STRATFOR;

Trump's Rhetorical Reality Show - STRATFOR

STRATFORTrump's Rhetorical Reality ShowSTRATFORIn his first few days in office, President Donald Trump has signed a raft of executive orders outlining a more protectionist direction for U.S. policy. (CHIP SOMODEVILLA/Getty Images). U.S. President Donald Trump has been in office for less than a week ...and more »

4 ways China could deal with Donald Trump - CNN;

4 ways China could deal with Donald Trump - CNN

CNN4 ways China could deal with Donald TrumpCNNHong Kong (CNN) President Donald Trump has wasted no time getting down to business as US commander in chief, but few countries in the world will be watching his moves as closely as China. Since his election in November, President Trump has ...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 »

A US Blockade In The South China Sea Is An Act Of Peace - Forbes;

A US Blockade In The South China Sea Is An Act Of Peace - Forbes

ForbesA US Blockade In The South China Sea Is An Act Of PeaceForbes“Chinese and Western experts” say a blockade by the U.S. in the South China Sea of China's artificial islands would be an "act of war" according to breathless Wall Street Journal reporters. The New York Times says unnamed “American Navy experts” are ...and more »

Let's discuss Donald Trump's mixed messages on China - The San Diego Union-Tribune;

Let's discuss Donald Trump's mixed messages on China - The San Diego Union-Tribune

The San Diego Union-TribuneLet's discuss Donald Trump's mixed messages on ChinaThe San Diego Union-TribuneChinese state media argue a trade war between China and the United States would harm both countries, reflecting concerns over the protectionist stance taken by new U.S. President Donald Trump. The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board ...and more »

Spotlight: Official reaffirms Chinese stance on South China Sea - Xinhua;

Spotlight: Official reaffirms Chinese stance on South China Sea - Xinhua

XinhuaSpotlight: Official reaffirms Chinese stance on South China SeaXinhuaBEIJING, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- The South China Sea issue is the business of China and other directly concerned countries, which have agreed to focus on joint development and regional peace and stability, said a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman on ...and more »