Weaponized Interdependence

Mehreen Khan in the FT on Europe and economic power politics

“If the EU is to ever act like a serious global power, the authors urge Brussels…

Tim Harford on how the US is weaponizing the world economy

“Yet while a different president might act with more subtlety, the US seems unlikely to abandon…

Gideon Rachman on America’s network centrality

“The Trump administration believes that America’s central role in the global economy gives the country a…

FT: Trump’s Huawei ban could backfire badly

“At first sight, the recent US executive order blacklisting Chinese group Huawei looks like a classic…

NYT on Trump’s blend of national security and economic aggression

Foreign Policy warns of Rare-Earths Cutoff

“In the last 20 years, the United States has used its dominance of the global financial…

Tyler Cowen on Meng Arrest

“My more general worry is that the Western world is overusing the power of its systems…