Rather than showing dynamism on the world stage, Canada is turning inwards to manage big challenges in federal/ provincial and U.S. relations.
With Canada and Mexico in the bag, Europe and the Pacific are the next places for Trump to take his trade show.
Trump sees China as a wealthy country with many poor people, while China sees itself as a poor country with wealthy people.
To Trump, everything in politics – even at the global trade stage – is about him personally and how it affects his business interests.
U.S. trade policy under Trump does not reflect a self-confident global power, but a giant caught in a dwarf’s mind.
Asian countries like South Korea are nervous about the United States changing its trade deals next.
Investor-state dispute settlement provisions in trade deals have backfired and undercut public confidence in global integration.
Brexit divorce will need a good lawyer – and a hot new “girlfriend.”
Has the Obama Administration’s Pacific trade negotiations violated the President’s pledge to open government?