The Most Important Geopolitical Meeting This Year

Although they have spoken several times on the fringes of international events such as the G20 gathering in 2017, an official bilateral visit has not yet been organised. Recent developments, however, have provided an opening for both leaders.

  • Jul 2, 2018 12:40 PM

China's Oil Trade Retaliation Is Iran's Gain

"Trade wars always escalate.  They are no different than any other government policy restricting trade. ... every government intervention requires an ever-greater one to ‘fix’ the problems created by the first intervention..."

  • Jun 20, 2018 11:05 PM

China Is Winning The "Trade War" Without Firing A Shot

“Yes, it’s good for both sides not to be in a trade war, but the Chinese had more to lose economically from the tariffs. The Trump administration rolling back its $150 billion tariff threat against China is a good ‘get’ for the Chinese.

  • May 24, 2018 9:38 AM

The Panama Canal Needs To Be Expanded Again

"When the Panama Canal was expanded, it drew a lot of enthusiasm, with many seeing U.S. oil and gas exports surging thanks to the wider waterway that cuts the journey to several key markets by between 15 and 30 days, therefore cutting the costs of this journey as well...Yet not all is bliss."

  • Apr 19, 2018 9:35 PM