The Trump administration has “put real money into our Defense Department,” Pompeo says. “Vladimir Putin can’t possibly think that’s a good thing for him.”
The secretary of state says the U.S. is readying military and diplomatic options so that Trump has choices “in the event that the Iranians make a bad decision.”
Chinese and U.S. negotiators held trade talks in Washington on Friday after Trump more than doubled tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods.
It’s the latest example of Amazon marketplace sellers getting caught in the crossfire as the company struggles to manage sprawling growth.
What markets have misunderstood since the negotiations resumed last December is that the talks had become just one of many events of a new era of geopolitical and systemic competition that will define our times, writes Fred Kempe.