The US must stop threatening the EU over tariffs

 
 

Tariff threats, intimidation, divisive rhetoric: Donald Trump’s negotiating tactics with the EU are as clumsy as they are alienating. The rules-based trading system remains the centrepiece of European economic interest. US envoys are welcome to work with us on making it more effective. But only a transatlantic partnership based on mutual respect can respond to the great challenges of our time.