SINGAPORE (Aug 27): US policies — on foreign affairs, trade, fiscal as well as monetary — are ­creating geopolitical and economic uncertainties globally and are, in the process, causing havoc in stock, currency and commodity markets.  

While there can be no winner in a trade war, threatening a trade war has benefited the US. This perhaps may be US President Donald Trump’s real strategy? 

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