Allison Schrager, City Journal
Aparna Mathur and Erin Melly | AEIdeas
Desmond Lachman | Washington Examiner
Hopefully, chastened by the recent stock market meltdown, President Trump might drop his earlier antagonism toward international cooperation and his my-way-or-the-highway approach to domestic economic policy setting. If not, prepare for more economic pain.
Liselotte Odgaard writes: China pursues its global interests by creating situations in which other states feel that conceding to Beijing’s interests is prudent, given China’s financial and diplomatic clout. […]China addresses key regional concerns, thereby promoting a benevolent self-image. China nurtures recipient country–identified needs previously neglected by Western donors, but such developmental nurturing ultimately serves Chinese economic, environmental, and security interests. – Hudson Institute