Saudi Arabia has a unique ability to liaise with China on one hand, and with Riyadh's longtime ally the U.S. on the other.
[I]t is no longer so easy for Japan to explain the fairness of a security treaty that doesn’t pledge Japanese cooperation in the defense of any American territory.
[A]n outcome where one [side] fully overpowers the other is impossible. Dragging the trade war out can only end in mutual exhaustion.
President Trump has always been regarded as a vanguard in opposing China.
His Asian tour ... is a new illustration of his immense talent for spectacle.
What is presented as a commercial war is ... one of the stages upon which the emergence of a new global order is being played.
Those who are still hoping that the new American agenda on Palestine and Israel is temporary, or reversible, should abandon this false hope. Washington’s complete adoption of Israel’s messianic, extremist policies regarding Occupied Palestine has been a long time in the making. And it is here to stay.
[T]he results of this summit’s negotiations have only left the U.S.-China trade war temporarily teetering on the edge of a cliff.