It can be inferred from Trump’s public announcements and positions that trade protectionism will probably characterize the economic policy of his government; a highly expansive public spending policy focused on infrastructure, defense development and tax cuts. That would imply, on the one hand, the revision of trade [Read more]
Carter will have to adapt, get used to the fact that the world has ceased to be unipolar.
Relative to China’s strength, the many deployments that the U.S. and Japan have been making around China are equivalent to laying out a spider web in front of a dragon.
China is not another Iraq. The so-called need for “navigational freedom” is built on lies, and it is really about America’s freedom to rampage.
“Pax Americana” is based on strong involvement by the U.S. in maintaining world peace ... Trump’s words signal a retreat from that commitment.
When the U.S. president tells the Old Continent that the European adventure does not deserve to die at the beginning of the 21st century … he deserves to be listened to.
<i>[As] the U.S. reorients itself toward Asia, what is the best response to the strengthening China? Is the Cold War the model? Europe will feel this change.</i>
"Let the dragon sleep. If he wakes, he will shake the world," as Napoleon is supposed to have warned. He was talking about China. Now the time has come. [Read more]