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David Fickling

Trump’s Madman Theory of Trade Negotiations Won’t Win

A U.S.-China compromise is possible, but not like this.

This isn’t the way.

This isn’t the way.

Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Let’s make a deal: I’ll sell you a can of soda for a dollar.

Actually, scratch that, two dollars. Or maybe I’ll give it to you for free.