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Sun Tzu and the art of fighting a trade war

Imagine the Chinese leadership out of the public eye for nearly two weeks – virtually holed up, immersed in a secret debate. That is exactly what just happened at Beidaihe, the beach resort in eastern Hebei province. While there might be James Bond-ish conspiracy theories out there for this annual ritual, there are no doubts […]