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The Economist

Mark Bassani

Mark Bassani is the pen name of a political and economic writer based in Washington, D.C.

Answer A.

Donald Trump's foreign policy is a Republican foreign policy, and overthinking his motives gets you nowhere.


Whether it's the policies of Donald Trump, Teresa May or those of Japan, the economic song remains retro.

Slogans and shortcuts

Emmanuele Macron seemed to spoil Donald Trump just enough to accomplish his mission become a handbrake.

Hats off

Donald Trump's American antics and the Britain vote may herald a European re-launch.

Empire of rails

China foresees a world of railroads and interconnection, as if playing the part of an actor in the days of Long Depression.

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