Expert Guest, Desmond Lachman, discusses how Germany's trade surplus is putting it on a collision course with the Trump Administration. http://www.aei.org/publication/germany-collides-with-trump/
What Will China Do if the U.S. Attacks North Korea?
During a speech at the United Nations General Assembly on September 19, U.S. President Donald Trump warned that if North Korea threatened the United States or its allies, he would “totally destroy” the nation. As tensions continue to rise between Washington and Pyongyang, is Beijing growing more or less likely to intervene in a conflict between the United States and North Korea? On which side would China intervene? —The Editors
Big Tech’s nemesis – The Economist – Medium
by: The Economist
Even her enemies admire the bloody-mindedness of Margrethe Vestager, the European commissioner in charge of competition policy. Last autumn, not long after she had ordered Apple to pay €13bn ($14.5bn…
The FCC's path to 'restore internet freedom'
We face huge and complex policy issues in the digital world — cybersecurity, privacy, and encouraging the build-out of a vast new 5G wireless network. Putting the Title II episode behind us will help encourage investment to expand access and allow us to focus energy on these other difficult matters.
U.S. Trade Policy Priorities: Robert Lighthizer, United States Trade Representative | Center for Strategic and International Studies
10:30 a.m. Registration 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Welcome Remarks: John Hamre President and CEO, CSIS Introduction: William Brock Former United States Trade Representative Keynote Remarks: "U.S. Trade Policy Priorities" Robert Lighthizer United States Trade Representative
IMF Article IV Report on China
The Peterson Institute for International Economics held a discussion of the recently released International Monetary Fund (IMF) Article IV Report on China on September 21, 2017.
The global bubble burden - AEI
In a recent speech, Mario Draghi, the president of the European Central Bank, repeated something that has become standard central bank orthodoxy across the
The new dynamics of financial globalization
Cross-border capital flows have fallen 65 percent since the financial crisis as global banks retrenched, but a more stable form of financial globalization is emerging.
UPDATE: China’s Continuing Reclamation in the Paracels | Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative
North Korea: Witness to Transformation
Our experts assess the economic, political, and security developments in and around the Korean peninsula. Follow @nkwitness on Twitter
Bannon Says the U.S. Is at ‘Economic War with China.’ Is He Right?
Steve Bannon, whose controversial views on China remain hugely influential in the White House, is visiting Hong Kong this week to speak at a China investment conference. In August, before he left his White House position as chief strategist, Bannon said the U.S. is “at economic war with China.” He added, “One of us is going to be a hegemon in 25 or 30 years and it’s gonna be them if we go down this path.” Are the United States and China in a state of economic war? If not, is that a likely outcome if tensions between the two nations continue to rise?