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Getting Down to Business

May 5, 2017 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

It’s the end of “minor adjustments,” reassuring words perceived to be spoken by Donald Trump after Justin Trudeau’s visit to Washington in February. It’s also the end of the “model” trade relationship a Trump emissary boasted of during a Cabinet meeting in Calgary a few weeks earlier. [Read more]

One Hundred Days of Reality in the White House

May 4, 2017 // La Razón - Spain - Spanish

The president of the United States, Donald Trump, has reached 100 days as head of the most powerful government in the world. Although it is not a very representative period, it still allows us to draw some conclusions about the route his presidency is taking. In this sense, Trump's decision to keep the trade agreement [Read more]

First Round: China’s Victory over Trump

May 1, 2017 // El Universal - Mexico - Spanish

Donald Trump’s administration has decided not to confront China, at least as far as the exchange rate is concerned. On Friday, the Treasury Department kept the Asian economy on its so called "watch list," at least for six more months. It is clear that China has managed to dilute one of the promises Trump made [Read more]

Trump and Xi in Mar-a-Lago

April 29, 2017 // La Jornada - Mexico - Spanish

It seems that Trump has difficulty understanding the notion of mutual respect for any kind of relationship, from international to interpersonal.

Announced Conflict

March 27, 2017 // Der Spiegel - Germany - German

<i>The U.S. government is exerting pressure and painting a blatantly distorted picture of German economic policy. But it is also true that Berlin has ignored smoldering problems for far too long.</i> It is getting serious. After months of vague, trade-related threats from the U.S., opposing parties will meet each [Read more]

Trump-Merkel: Bringing Them Closer Together

March 25, 2017 // Le Temps - Switzerland - French

<i>The fight against terrorism, the issue of NATO, and relations with Russia will be at the heart of discussions on Tuesday between the German chancellor and the U.S. president, animated by very different values. The Trump administration recently attacked Germany for its $65 billion trade surplus.*</i> [Read more]
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