Donald Trump signals to China and Russia that neither will be able to shield its clients if they cross the line.
Tilman Pradt obtained his PhD in political science from the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany. He is a supervisor and contributing analyst for the crowdsourced consultancy Wikistrat and works as a senior advisor for companies and business associations. His book, China's New Foreign Policy, has just been published by Palgrave Macmillan.
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