[T]he U.S. has not relaxed the military precautions it has taken in the Western Pacific during the pandemic.
For the first time and six months ahead of Election 2020, Trump has linked Beijing to his re-election prospects in November.
If there was a U.S.-China military conflict, America could easily attack China’s vital coastal regions. China would find it extremely difficult to break through American and Japanese missile defenses.
So here we are. The world's two leading economic powers are competing via tweet in the middle of a global pandemic.
The ‘phase one’ deal is far from solving all the issues on the table, but given that such a move seemed improbable not so long ago, it is a significant achievement.
[T]he U.S.-China trade dispute remains filled with uncertainty to which governments, enterprises and individuals must carefully respond.