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U.S. President Donald Trump, with a bottle of Trump-branded water, speaks to reporters after a security briefing at his golf estate in Bedminster, New Jersey U.S. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

On Trade, Should Allies Treat the United States as a Rogue Nation?

Should U.S. allies consider the use of “smart sanctions” against U.S. President Donald Trump and his allies—sanctions that would target the president’s assets directly rather harming U.S. consumers and businesses through tariffs? That the question is even being asked highlights the strange and perilous time in which we find ourselves. Read More

June 7, 2018

World Leaders Didn’t Take Trump at His Word on Trade. Now They’re in a Pickle.

The president has been clear about his protectionist views. Why didn’t anyone listen?

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May 22, 2018

Trump's China Deal is the Worst Ever

Accord focused on soybeans and gas does nothing about huge tech-sector challenges.

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April 16, 2018

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
U.S. Needs Asian Partners in Economic Fight With China

Trump right to reconsider TPP even if allies resist renegotiation bid.

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