China, Turkey: Ankara Takes an Economic Risk by Standing Up for Chinese Uighurs

The Big Picture Turkey considers itself a leader in the broader Muslim world, a part of its identity that has compelled it to speak out against China’s ongoing detention of Turkic Chinese Muslims. The current AKP-led government in Ankara is defending its cultural and religious credentials in upcoming local elections, and defending the Uighurs helps […]

China, U.S.: The Trade Fight Escalates With New Rounds of Tariffs

Sep 19, 2018 | 14:44 GMT The Big Picture Trade frictions between the United States and China have intensified during the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump. As Stratfor’s 2018 Fourth-Quarter Forecast indicated, Trump added to a series of tariffs, which, along with other pressure tactics, are part of the broader U.S. strategic competition with […]