Even though the EU and the U.S. are natural partners in rewriting world trade rules with China, Trump's strategy risks depriving Washington of a strategic ally.
<i>The Trump administration's latest rebukes to its southern neighbor focus on the construction of the wall that should separate both countries.</i>
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[T]he U.S. ally should understand the uniqueness of the current U.S. political climate and devise a way to deal with it accordingly.
If Trump announces the United States’ departure from NAFTA, it could just be a bargaining chip to buy popularity in the United States among his voter base.
The U.S. president is ratcheting up volatility in major pockets of potential armed conflict identified by analysts.
The reform will indulge the super rich, further confirming the power of a hereditary plutocracy, of which Trump is a ridiculous incarnation.
If the process of conflict resolution is weakened or is ignored by a major power, then no countries will adhere to WTO decisions and the trade system will fall into disarray.
China must plan for the worst. If we are prepared for the worst, we’ll have nothing to fear, no matter what happens. This isn’t alarmist; this is something that very well could happen. In a world where “Trump First” exists, anything is possible.