Trump is right: China’s a trade cheat

By Fareed Zakaria Thursday, April 5, 2018 Ever since the resignation of top advisers Gary Cohn and H.R. McMaster, it does seem as if the Trump White House has gotten more chaotic, if that is possible. But amid the noise and tumult, including the alarming tweets about Amazon and Mexico, let’s be honest — on … Continue reading

Trade is the Republican Party’s last stand

By Fareed Zakaria Thursday, Mar. 8, 2018 The tussle over tariffs is the most significant political battle taking place in the United States right now — much broader than a dispute over steel and aluminum imports. It is the Republican Party’s last stand against a total takeover by President Trump. Having ceded ground to Trump … Continue reading

Why Donald Trump is different

By Fareed Zakaria Thursday, November 3, 2016 Over the course of this campaign, I have heard from many people who have cheered my opposition to Donald Trump. But others have objected, arguing that I was being biased, that Hillary Clinton has many flaws as well. So let me try to explain, one last time, why … Continue reading

The obvious Trump running mate? Bernie Sanders, of course

By Fareed Zakaria Thursday, June 30, 2016 Republican leaders such as House Speaker Paul D. Ryan have explained that their core rationale in supporting Donald Trump is that only he can ensure the success of conservative, free-market ideas. The alternative, Ryan notes, is Hillary Clinton, who would simply continue Barack Obama’s policies. One wonders how … Continue reading