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The good, the bad and the ugly: Here's what could happen if Trump's trade war escalates

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In the post-war era, the world economy has marched steadily along, shedding tariffs, liberalizing trade, opening up markets and signing free trade deals. That is, until Donald Trump came along.
Trump is hardly the first U.S. president to impose tariffs on other countries; Barack Obama, for example, hit Chinese tire imports with a tariff in 2009, and George W. Bush launched widespread steel tariffs in 2002, much like Trump.
But Trump is going much further. Where Obama focused on China and Bush kept North American trade partners happy with an exemption, Trump is no longer offering such...
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War games: Liberals slam Trump for using ‘language of the enemy'

War games: Liberals slam Trump for using ‘language of the enemy'

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President Donald Trump's pledge to end “war games” in South Korea came as a surprise to commentators, and was viewed by many as a weighty concession to Kim Jong-un. To Twitter liberals however, the issue was a semantic one.
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Primary roundup: Vermont governor gets backing

Primary roundup: Vermont governor gets backing

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