Trump’s Trade War

Trump’s Trade War Bloomsberg, China hits Soybeans, Aircraft in Counter-punch to Trump Tariffs,” at: Emily, Rauhala, , China fires back at Trump with threat of tariffs on 106 U.S. products, including soybeans, Washington Post, April 4, at: Shawn Dannon, “US and China Exchange Tariff Threats in Trade Battle,” Financial Times, April 4; at:

Korea: Front and Center

The world’s attention to the U.S. threat of a global trade war—which now seems underway with China’s announcement that it has raised tariffs on 128 U.S. exports—has been deflected to a true hot spot—the Korean Peninsula. President Trump has exercised his gift for stirring troubled pots by impulsively agreeing to meet with North Korean dictator