Messy, messy. Waging a trade war against China when you are addicted to their cheap products is an iffy proposition in itself. But there are so many entanglements in this global era that what started as tariffs on steel and aluminum has spread into so many areas. And education is one of them! The State Department has made some slightly mixed comments on Chinese students studying in the US recently. To wade through the details, there is an interesting article in Inside Higher ed.