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OTTAWA—Jeffrey Sachs, the internationally respected American economist, isn’t mincing words in the wake of United States President Donald Trump’s declaration of a trade war against U.S. allies and foes alike. “The U.S. has probably never before had a delusional president,” Sachs said in a piece for CNN. “By instinct, we strive to make sense of Trump's nonsense, implicitly assuming some hidden strategy. There is none.” He added: “Harming our closest allies, raising the prices on key intermediate products, and

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