Ottawa be prepared: will Canada remain collateral damage after U.S.-China meetings?
By Anton MalkinJan. 21, 2019
Unless we devise a strategy on how to navigate this evolving and dynamic economic and technological (to say nothing of security) confrontation between the status quo power and rising one, we will continue to be collateral damage in the years—and perhaps decades—to come.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured Jan. 8, 2018, in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The results of the trade talks in Beijing between China and the United States makes one thing clear: the major issues underlying the trade negotiations are here to stay and Canada finds itself stuck in the middle and pressured to pick a side.
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