2019 has not been a great year for geopolitics as we can see emerging risks and conflicts everywhere.
With the returning great power rivalry, the threats to global political and economic systems are increasing.
Ever since the presidential elections of 2016 with Trump coming into power, the US. has adopted increasingly protectionist economic policies.
Due to this protectionism and ‘self-fulfillment’, the US has given up on an important role as a global helper.
The flagbearer of liberalization is itself moving towards restricted trade, rising tariffs, and other economic policies that are not beneficial for the world economy.
China's economy has seen rapid expansion since 2000.
Within a decade, it surpassed Japan to become the 2nd largest world economy by 2011.
Now maybe that’s what is threatening Trump the...