With latest China visit, North Korea's Kim can again play statesman and reassure Beijing he's an ally
China wants to make sure North Korea, despite its recent overtures to South Korea and the U.S., doesn’t drift too far from its historical ties with China. Pyongyang seems determined to reassure Beijing, a critical partner.
Trump threatens to slap tariffs on an additional $200 billion in Chinese goods, raising trade tensions
President Trump on Monday further escalated his trade fight with China, threatening to impose a second round of tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports in a bid to raise pressure on the country to alter its trade practices. He vowed to double that amount if Beijing retaliates again.