Are we Facing a New Cold War

  Are we facing a new Cold War?   The US and China dispute isn’t just about trade, according to our regular contributor Irwin Stelzer.  (Image: President Trump in the Oval office with senior Chinese officials. Credit: Getty)

President Trump is ‘on a roll’

  President Trump is ‘on a roll’   President Trump’s homeland security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned last weekend. Our regular economic commentator Irwin Stelzer of the Hudson Institute assesses how her departure affects Mr Trump’s immigration policy.

US Immigration Policy

  US Immigration Policy   President Trump’s homeland security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned last weekend. Our regular economic commentator Irwin Stelzer of the Hudson Institute assesses how her departure affects Mr Trump’s immigration policy.

Donald Trump’s Budget Proposals

  Donald Trump’s Budget Proposals   Donald Trump’s Budget Proposals Dr Irwin Stelzer of the Hudson Institute discusses what the White House’s 2020 budget proposals, which were released this week, say about President Trump’s priorities.

America’s relationship with socialism

  America’s relationship with socialism   America’s relationship with socialism Irwin Stelzer from the Hudson Institute speaks  to the BBC’s World Business Report

Should Amazon’s board be worried?

  Click here for Irwin’s BBC interview Should Amazon’s board be worried? CEO Jeff Bezos has accused the National Enquirer of blackmail after they claimed to have an explicit ‘below the belt’ selfie of him. The Enquirer’s owners have in the past admitted to buying the rights to embarrassing stories and burying them. So we […]

US-China trade talks have ‘gone pretty well’

US-China trade talks have ‘gone pretty well’ High-level officials from China and the US wrapped up three days of trade talks in Beijing this week. They’re looking to bring an end to the trade war between the world’s two largest economies. Our regular contributor and US economist Irwin Stelzer from the Hudson Institute believes the […]

US-China Trade War: Who Blinks First

US-China trade war: who blinks first Reports suggest the Chinese government is about to cut import taxes on US-made cars, from 40% to 15%. Beijing raised tariffs on US car imports in July, as tension with Washington over trade intensified. World Business Report asked one of our regular commentators, the US economist Irwin Stelzer, how […]

US climate report: what can be done?

US climate report: what can be done? President Trump is not known for his campaigning on the environment. He infamously pulled the US out of the international Paris agreement on tackling climate change last year. He’s also promised to revive coal-fired energy plants and protect mining jobs.  Contrast that with the latest pronouncement from the […]