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August 20, 2018

Teddy Almost Had It Right

President Theodore Roosevelt ‘s approach to foreign policy was to “speak softly but carry a big stick”. The current administration’s variant of Roosevelt’s approach seems to be to speak loudly and threaten with a big stick. It might be working.

The pending implementation of a range of tariffs and threats of more on goods entering the U.S. appear to have opened channels for negotiations on revising trade relations with several key nations, none more important that China.