Trump showed a great deal of respect to Xi Jinping and flooded him with compliments, but apparently he didn’t manage to accomplish much.
President Donald Trump is on a 12-day trip in Asia, and with every appearance he is confirming the abdication of the U.S. as a global protector of liberal democracy.
At the end of his tour of Asia, Trump will appear to be the leader of a marginalized power. At least, that is how Chinese propaganda will exploit it. It won’t be wrong.
The rise of socialist ideas reflects not so much young Americans’ yearning for socialism, but their discontent with capitalism.
Trump cannot prevent China's rise. Washington's days as world power number one are numbered.