At the beginning of 2019, the players are showing their cards. The game is entering its critical phase.
China has no intention of challenging America’s global influence ... Chinese society simply doesn’t have that kind of ambition.
President Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ and Chinese President Xi Jinping’s ‘Chinese dream’ are founded on a common premise: that they have complete latitude to act in their own interest.
Will the WTO and its multilateral order underpinning today’s world economy prove resilient enough to stand up to Trump’s attacks?