If the United States antagonizes China and attempts to completely suppress it economically and militarily, then it will invite future global disaster.
Trump’s habit of saying whatever he pleases does not reflect his ability to transcend national powers, but rather his lack of understanding regarding the closely-interlocked international situation.
The new Korean administration will not be able to fully incorporate Korea’s position into the policy regarding the Korean Peninsula that the U.S. administration will establish.
China will not allow any country or any person to use the Taiwan issue to control China’s fate.
Since the appearance of President-elect Donald Trump, tensions between China and the U.S. have been climbing. Following the U.S. government’s refusal to recognize China’s “market economy” status within the World Trade Organization, Trump has tried to disturb the 1937 “One China” policy by speaking with Tsai [Read more]
Nobody has had the courage yet to whisper the name, but how can you not think of North Korea?
It’s clear that uncertainty regarding the United States’ position in the world will be the hallmark of [Trump's] early days in office; a sort of Pandora’s box with unforeseen consequences.
There is a danger that the world’s three biggest economies are going to be at each other’s throats.
Even if Europe initially should actually profit from a U.S. crash course with respect to China, it would sooner or later be drawn into the maelstrom that a trade conflict would trigger.
Trump is a wild card and China is going to need diplomatic imagination to deal with him.