Biography of the Author Gideon Rachman

Gideon Rachman

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  1. US President Donald Trump raised levies on $200 billion of Chinese goods -- prompting Beijing to

    Commentary: Donald Trump is making America scary again

    The more the US president deploys weapons of economic destruction, the more trust in the US is undermined, says Financial Times' Gideon Rachman.
  2. US President Donald Trump accused China of trying to 'renegotiate' a trade deal that

    Commentary: Donald Trump is updating America’s historic ruthlessness

    Promising US voters greatness has led the president to celebrate a brutal past, says the Financial Times' Gideon Rachman.
  3. China-US relations remain tense despite a trade war truce struck between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping

    Commentary: America, China and the art of confrontation

    Beijing appeasing Donald Trump or waiting him out will no longer work, says Financial Times' Gideon Rachman
  4. German Chancellor Angela Merkel leads a grand coalition that is increasingly fragile

    Commentary: The end of the Angela Merkel era

    Germany is heading for a period of introversion and instability, says the Financial Times' Gideon Rachman.
  5. US President Donald Trump will chair a United Nations Security Council meeting on non-proliferation

    Commentary: Donald Trump, a truly historic president

    Even ultimate failure would not invalidate his claim to be a truly historic president, says Financial Times' Gideon Rachman.
  6. North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un looks at U.S. President Donald Trump before their meeting in

    Commentary: A risky nuclear gamble on North Korea's Chairman Kim

    The US and South Korea are betting that the leader in Pyongyang is a secret reformer but that's a risky bet, says one observer at the Financial Times.
  7. What Russian hacking? Then-presidential candidate Donald Trump questioned reports that Moscow was

    Commentary: A Trump doctrine emerges - it is coherent but radical and wrong

    The US president’s worldview puts economics ahead of ideals and values, says the Financial Times' Gideon Rachman.
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    Commentary: A global revival of nationalists looms, as their resonance with voters grows

    Nationalist political parties are on the rise and taking inspiration from each other, says Financial Times' Gideon Rachman.
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    Commentary: How India’s strongman Narendra Modi will shape the world

    India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a serious reformer with a popular touch, says one observer at the Financial Times.
  10. Donald Trump's signature election campaign policy was to build a wall across the 2,000-mile

    Commentary: Migration will drive western politics for decades to come

    It makes sense for rich, ageing countries to draw in more workers from overseas yet fears of uncontrolled migration that led to the election of ...