mandag 17. desember 2018

Mexico’s Strategy for Dealing With Trump: Warn Him About China

Mexico’s new government has a strategy for dealing with President Trump. Don’t anger him. Don’t cave in to him. Try to get him to join an ambitious investment plan to stem migration by creating jobs in Central America.

And if Mr. Trump is not convinced, remind him that there’s another player in the region willing to step into the vacuum left by the United States and become a powerful presence in its back yard: China. That, in a nut shell, is the Mexican government’s plan to defuse the standoff over the thousands of migrants amassed at its border with the United States, hoping to make it across.