Has the US declared economic war on China?

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As the US election looms, President Joe Biden has announced huge new tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles and other green tech goods. Gideon Rachman sits down with Michael Froman, former US trade representative and the president of America’s Council on Foreign Relations, to discuss the widening of protectionism in the US and globally, and the dangers this could bring.

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