The China-US Trade War

Law360, New York (January 6, 2010, 5:57 PM EST) -- On Jan. 4, The Washington Post headlined on Page 2, with a Beijing dateline, “U.S. and China in a snowballing trade fight.” The article followed two others prominently presented with similar messages on Jan. 1 and 3, one bannered with the same wintry theme (“U.S.-China relations set for chill, experts say”).

The Washington Post is not accustomed to covering international trade, let alone with major articles. Meanwhile, Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman was anticipating and endorsing in The New York Times on New Year’s Eve more...
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