Demetri Sevastopulo

Financial Times

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Demitri Sevastopulo is the Washington bureau chief for the Financial Times. Her formerly served as its Asia news editor and China correspondent. 

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Donald Trump's campaign was full of tough talk about China. As President, he's talking tougher than ever -- especially about North Korea, which fired another missile yesterday.

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The Captain of the Maersk Alabama  is safe  after Navy Seal sharp-shooters  picked off three pirates  who were holding him in the Indian Ocean.  Richard Phillips had given himself up…

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