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Trump on path of 'triangular diplomacy' with Russia and China

Borrowing from Nixon's foreign policy playbook, the Trump administration seems to be playing off one against the other.

The new cordiality between Mr Trump and Mr Putin is a cause for concern.

THE new Donald Trump administration is replaying President Richard Nixon's "Triangular Diplomacy" strategy between the United States, Russia and China. Mr Nixon had normalised relations with Beijing in the 1970s while simultaneously pressurising Moscow in order to achieve US foreign policy goals...

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