US Left in Cold on Asia Trade Pact
China-led RCEP a monument to Trump’s folly
The final chapter of US President Donald Trump’s MAGA plan for Asia ended in political, diplomatic, and economic stupidity on November 15 with the signing of the 15-nation Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. The United States is not among the 15 nations that signed the document in a virtual ceremony from Hanoi.
The RCEP, as it is known, is led …