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Daniel J. Ikenson
by | May 18, 2015

Not entirely unsurprisingly, the Senate failed to reach cloture last Tuesday, falling eight votes shy of the 60 needed to start the timer on debate over Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which will be needed to conclude the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)…

by | May 18, 2015

The Washington Post ran an editorial on Wednesday indicting Hillary Clinton for her silence on the trade agenda. On Thursday morning, the Post published an op-ed by Robert Kagan of Brookings titled “Clinton’s Cowardice on Trade.” Both pieces offer some…

by | Apr 13, 2007

The media has spilled lots of ink these past several months keeping up with developments in the U.S.-China trade relationship. Since February, the U.S. Trade Representative has initiated three separate cases against China in the WTO, and the U.S. Commerce…

by | Mar 2, 2006

WASHINGTON — The firestorm over the proposed lease of certain U.S. port facilities to Dubai Ports World, a company owned by the government of the United Arab Emirates, raises several chilling questions. None has anything to do with the deal…

by | Oct 24, 2005

It is no secret that world opinion of the United States and its policies is unfavorable. Yet, the Bush administration — with cajoling from Congress — is exacerbating those perceptions with an astonishingly antagonistic trade policy posture. The United States…

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