Trump’s tariff war

The US trade assault sparked retaliation this week by its allies the EU, Canada and Mexico. In the face of such economic nationalism, can the G6, China and other nations preserve international co-operation? Here’s the best of our opinion and analysis

Officials describe a White House in disarray with fierce infighting, no process for decisions and a president without a strategy

The other G7 nations must do what they can to preserve co-operation

In uniting America’s allies against it, the president has done the unthinkable

From tweet to tweet, official to official, nobody can tell what his priorities are

America should focus on digital innovation rather than squabble over peanut butter

Trump targets G7 allies

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