In the current state of this blame game, America and China will get nothing done.
Does the man in the White House realize that he, himself, is in the process of liquidating the historic leadership of the United States?
Trump’s positive rapport with President Xi may be what is causing a closer relationship between the two countries, despite the policy disagreements.
What kind of stance will Trump display now? It will have a great influence on the economy and security of the Asia-Pacific region, including India.
President Donald Trump is on a 12-day trip in Asia, and with every appearance he is confirming the abdication of the U.S. as a global protector of liberal democracy.
At the end of his tour of Asia, Trump will appear to be the leader of a marginalized power. At least, that is how Chinese propaganda will exploit it. It won’t be wrong.
<i>The U.S. president was in Vietnam for the meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, which he essentially wants to leave. Shinzo Abe’s Japan assumes leadership.</i>
It is strange to hear the slogan “America First” in Vietnam, and specifically in a place like Da Nang, which was devastated by the war. [Read more]