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US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) shake hands prior to a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 8, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) shake hands prior to a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 8, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
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US President Donald Trump has recently been pressuring China over stated frustration with Beijing’s efforts to handle what the West considers as North Korea’s nuclear threat.

Citing disappointment over Beijing’s efforts to change North Korea’s anti-Western behavior, the administration has been pressuring the Asian country, in part by selling arms worth of $1.42 billion to Taiwan, and imposing new sanctions on Chinese entities that allegedly help North Korea.

US Navy warships have also been poking China by sailing close to its interests in the South China Sea. How will Trump’s bullying pan out in the volatile sea, where several countries are already engaged in bitter territorial disputes? That is the question we ask in this episode of ‘We the People.'

Meanwhile at home, the row between the president and the US media is intensifying even further as the vociferous opponent of what he calls “fake news”, unleashes Twitter attacks against some media outlets and journalists.