When Trump pulled out of the Transpacific Partnership (that would have lowered tariffs for American exports and — importantly — solidified our leadership in the Pacific region), he handed China a tremendous strategic gift.
That’s not what this Daily Beast article is about — All Mapped Out: How China’s Charting Its Course as a Superpower — but it’s useful context.
Did you know that to the Chinese, golf symbolizes corruption? Take a read.
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