Pepe Escobar Warns Over US-China Tensions: “The Hardcore Is Yet To Come”

Posted on May 14, 2019 7:39 pm

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Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times,

The Trump administration’s response to China’s emergence has been to throw all sorts of spanners in the works, but tariffs won’t bring back manufacturing jobs…

Let’s start with the “long” 16th Century – which, as with the 21st, also saw a turbulent process of marketization. At that time, the Jesuits and the Counter-Reformation were trying to rebound across Asia – but within a context where the rivalry between the Iberian superpowers of the age, Spain and