HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » Latest Breaking News (Forum) » China hits U.S. with tari... » Reply #16

Response to Farmer-Rick (Reply #13)

Fri Aug 23, 2019, 10:59 AM

16. I usually do more research...

However, I do like the hypothetical and some hyperbole to illustrate things.

Now, not that this is going to happen, but it is hypothetical and kind of a "going nuclear" scenario.

What if China suddenly boycotted the US by suspending all exports to this country and then making certain demands in order to resume trade, (I know, they would have their own problems concerning that, internally and otherwise) and then, the US retaliated by doing the same. That's an all out, worse comes to worse situation that is not feasible, but...

My question is, who would win that one? Now, that's imagination and the ultimate form of trade war and it kind of emphasizes the problem with isolationism in a Global economy and the foibles of Trump's poor strategies.

Reply to this post

Back to OP Alert abuse Link to post in-thread

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 16 replies Author Time Post
BumRushDaShow Aug 23 OP
tanyev Aug 23 #1
oldsoftie Aug 23 #4
Watchfoxheadexplodes Aug 23 #2
Roy Rolling Aug 23 #3
usaf-vet Aug 23 #11
Newest Reality Aug 23 #5
Mike 03 Aug 23 #7
Lonestarblue Aug 23 #8
Newest Reality Aug 23 #9
dalton99a Aug 23 #14
Farmer-Rick Aug 23 #15
Farmer-Rick Aug 23 #13
LineLineLineNew Reply I usually do more research...
Newest Reality Aug 23 #16
justgamma Aug 23 #6
yellowcanine Aug 23 #10
bdamomma Aug 23 #12
Please login to view edit histories.