◎ The outcome of the trade confrontation, and the lessons it teaches, will greatly influence the likelihood of actual conflict in the future.
◎ The CCP appears to be gambling that U.S. domestic elections play out in a manner that allows it to avoid a consequential clash with America.
◎ We examine the “worst-case scenario” of what the implementation of U.S. tariffs might mean for America, China, and North Korea.
◎ The new ZTE deal could later be regarded as an important milestone by the U.S. in advancing national security interests in dealings with China.
◎ The Democrats’ demands may end up helping Trump to seal a historic denuclearization and peace deal with Kim Jong Un.
◎ China’s statement suggests a stalemate in the trade talks.
◎ We believe that the Singapore summit could still be held in June.
◎ North Korea’s “shock” move is hardly surprising.
◎ Trump’s ZTE tweet suggests that our read of America and China making good progress in trade talks is correct.