Reducing trade barriers would be a good idea for China – and the US.
Professor, Finance and Economics at Columbia University
Wall Street Journal Dec 10
Lighthizer holds to 90-day deadline as Beijing pledges to announce large purchases, but talks could run aground after the arrest of a senior Huawei executive
Reuters Dec 10
Meng argued that she should be released on bail while awaiting an extradition hearing due to severe hypertension and fears for her health while incarcerated in Canada, court documents released on Sunday showed.
Financial Times Dec 07
White House denies Trump knew about arrest before G20 dinner with Xi.
Wall Street Journal Dec 06
The U.S. has an extradition request over Iran sanctions violations; in addition to being CFO, Meng Wanzhou is also daughter of the company’s founder.
Vice President Mike Pence’s speech at the Hudson Institute signaled a far tougher American line on China. It is worth considering the Trump administration’s motivations for taking such an adversarial public stance now.
Friction is inevitable for two powers both at the nascent stage of a new era; after all, this era is unprecedented in history.
Xi and Trump defused trade tensions in Argentina and created a friendly atmosphere for Sino-US cooperation.
There will be comity if the US follows China’s lead and builds consensus.
The Korean Peninsula’s peace prospects depends on the sincerity of the U.S.
For America’s coercive diplomacy with North Korea to work, it must start employing carrots as well as sticks.
Indonesia grows increasingly wary of an expansionist China.
Since Duterte took office, China and the Philippines are cooperating well.
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