China is not likely to “substantively reengage” with Trump on trade until the WH gets its “internal house in order,” says former Australian PM and longtime China expert Kevin Rudd.
As this piece suggests, Trump regards trade war with China “as an end in itself.” It’s not actually about changing Chinese policies - it’s about showing how tough he is
Protip: It isn't Trump that has put us on this precipice
“It’s very hard to galvanize your allies when you impose steel and aluminum tariffs on them and threaten auto tariffs.”
"Trump Has Put the U.S. and China on the Cusp of a New Cold War"