March 8, 2021
Analysts warn: U.S. unilateral actions on trade may undermine cyber efforts
President Trump’s threats to impose tariffs on European products is making it difficult for the U.S. to coordinate with the European Union on China-related issues including both trade and cybersecurity, Derek Scissors, a China analyst at the American Enterprise Institute, said at an event this week.
“We cannot partner effectively with Europe,” Scissors said at an event hosted by the Global Business Dialogue on Tuesday. “I can’t stand the idea that we’re going to sign a huge deal with China...