All my life, I have done what was expected of me. It never occurred to me to do otherwise. Now, I wonder what might have been. The future frightens us, the past tempts us, and our lives slip away, lost in the terrible moment in between. -- Londo, Babylon 5
We already owe China so much money so having these new measures isn't going to make us any better off. I see it as a form of warfare, economic that is… because China is expanding rapidly.
International Level: New Activist / Political Participation: 25 2.5%
I have watched our relationship with China over the past couple of decades and it seems to be a love / hate relationship depending on the administration. The Chinese are advancing at an incredible pace mostly because they have the resources and manpower to do it. They also got help from the rest of the world because the rest of the world bought everything they've manufactured!
International Level: Politics 101 / Political Participation: 2 0.2%
China is taking over the world by lending out money to countries that it knows cannot pay it back. Follow the news and you will see many African countries surrendering its land because of this. It is beating back against the USA using this method.
International Level: New Activist / Political Participation: 19 1.9%
I can see a war breaking out between the two in the next ten years if things don't get better. It's gonna be a mess.
International Level: New Activist / Political Participation: 18 1.8%
President Trump, China announce 'Phase One' trade deal, easing tensions between the world's two largest economies. In a pair of tweets, President Donald Trump said China has "Agreed to many structural changes and massive purchases of Agricultural Product, Energy, and Manufactured Goods," but did not provide details. The president also said U.S. And Chinese negotiators would begin talks on a broader trade deal "Immediately." Ref. USAToday.