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Decoupling: A Permanent Change Is Underway

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James Kynge, Financial Times bureau chief in Bejing from 1998-2005, is among the China-watchers whom I have followed, especially since China Shakes the World: A Titan’s Rise and Troubled Future – and the Challenge for America appeared, in 2006.  Today he operates a pair of proprietary research services for the FT. So I was disheartened to see to see Kynge employ an ominous new term in an FT op-ed column Friday, Righteous Anger Will Not Win a Trade War.  President Trump thinks that the US becomes stronger and China weaker as the trade war continues, Kynge wrote, but others see