Tag Archives: WTO

Trump, Russia’s Masterful Sleeper Agent

Despite his presumed record of failure, the U.S. President can rightfully say to his masters in Russia “Mission Accomplished.”

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Trade Wars and the Clash of Perceptions

Trump sees China as a wealthy country with many poor people, while China sees itself as a poor country with wealthy people.

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US: Headless on China

The United States’ greatest failing is the inability to fashion a strategic conception that accommodates the rise of China as a superpower.

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Toward a Trump Trade Round: Time to Negotiate!

The world has recoiled from Trump’s unilateralism. But history tells us that good things can come from false starts.

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Trump’s Steel Tariffs: Soft on China and Russia, Tough on Allies

Everything you always wanted to know about section 232 of the U.S. Act on steel and aluminum, but were always afraid to ask.

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Protectionism Is Back on the US Policy Agenda

Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum poses the danger of a costly tit-for-tat whereby U.S. trade protection will be countered by others.

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NAFTA and WTO: Terminator Trump?

U.S. trade policy under Trump does not reflect a self-confident global power, but a giant caught in a dwarf’s mind.

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The Collapse of the Global Trading System

The notion that trade per se fosters peace and prosperity is fanciful.

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The Global Trade Impasse: The Chinese Leadership Conundrum

China’s time to lead the WTO has come.

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TTIP’s Effects on the Global Economy

In uncertain economic times, TTIP means stronger ties within the West — and with the rest.

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