The Dangers of Trump’s Unilateralist International Economic Policies
10 Pages Posted: 22 Dec 2018
Date Written: December 19, 2018
Donald Trump’s international economic policies aim to preserve America’s primacy in the face of China’s surging economic development. Trump’s policies are based on a zero-sum vision in which China’s economic gains are America’s losses. The resulting U.S. policies—in the areas of international trade, corporate taxation, technology competition, sanctions, and energy supplies—threaten to undermine the global economy with no realistic prospect of preserving America’s economic and technological dominance.
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