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If Trump declares a trade war, China will fight back

First published: CapX, 17/11/2016

Most Americans are watching out for how President-elect Trump proposes to govern at home and what he intends to do. The rest of us, while considering that, are also paying attention to what his presidency might mean for international relations and foreign policy – nowhere more so than with regard to China.

If his rhetoric in the presidential campaign is to be believed, US-China relations are about to go downhill very fast under a shadow of possible trade wars and military tension.

But what should we believe?

We should remember how American and Asian leaders and thinkers have coalesced around the view of Asia’s significance in the global system…..Read more: