The US-Sino Trade War: The Bigger Picture

The study focuses on what exactly the core issue is of this “bigger picture”. Rather than specifically discussing what the trade war entails, this thesis uncovers what the trade war really represents, and the underlying ideological conflicts that exists. The formulation of the issue and the influences of the US hegemonic power take center stage as these two components are the key explanations of why this trade war is taking place. An analysis of US influence in other countries is also a critical factor as it displays the evidence of how the trade war with China is one of many examples of pure exertion of US power and international leader influence

GMA 460L - Senior Seminar Research Lab