In five months, Americans will elect their president. Predictions vary whether incumbent Donald Trump can win a second term. While much of the attention right now is on the Trump administration's responses to the Black Lives Matter protests, the effects of the United States electoral politics that can impact Asia are already emerging.
Much of this relates to Sino-American relations, which are in free fall over everything from trade and technology to Covid-19 and the South China Sea. This defies the adage that all US politics is local.