- Daily Brief
- December 7, 2019
Blocking the work of the dispute resolution body could cause considerable blowback for the US.
Declining relations between Beijing and Washington signal turbulent times ahead for the Indo-Pacific.
Tokyo’s strong ties to Washington may be jeopardised by the threat of auto tariffs.
A reversion to US unilateral could have significant consequences for the world’s institutional order.
Implementation of the US pivot to Asia remains haphazard and piecemeal.
The annual discussions occurred amid renewed questions about US commitment to the Indo-Pacific.
The question of who got the better deal in Singapore is beyond all reasonable doubt.
The deal will collapse when European companies, under threat of US sanctions, leave Iran.
President Trump’s hostility towards trade deficits could sink the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Overturning the protected status for foreign nationals will hasten the northern exodus of migrants.
The war of words between Kim Jong-un and President Trump does not have to end in nuclear conflict.
Any hope for a reset in US-Russia relations under President Donald Trump have all but vanished.