The president can start a trade war without Congress playing any formal role because free trade advocates designed the system that way.
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As the administration pushes forward with its promised tariffs on steel and aluminum, the possible legal ramifications merit attention.
An analysis of developments in China’s cybersecurity regime and their international trade implications.
A Commerce Department report on the national security effects of steel and aluminum imports, and a National Institute of Standards and Technology report on adoption of its Cybersecurity Framework.
The Commerce Department’s reports on the impact of steel and aluminum imports on national security embrace an expansive definition of “national security,” setting the stage for other countries—especially China—to pursue similarly expansive definitions.
The Commerce Department has delivered a report to the president with classified findings on whether steel imports are threatening U.S. national security. Here’s why they aren’t, regardless of Commerce’s findings.
The president is threatening to exploit an unreviewable provision of the WTO treaty to impose steel tariffs. The future of the current system of international trade may hang in the balance.
The expected election in Taiwan of Democratic Progressive Party candidate Tsai Ing-wen is likely to get a cold reception from China. How strong, exactly, is the U.S. obligation to defend Taiwan against a Chinese attack?
What sort of effect would a consolidation of Chinese cyber forces have on cyber operations directed at the United States, particularly in the wake of the recent agreement?
The recent news about Volkswagen’s manipulation of emissions test results reveals a different kind of insider threat, one that damages the bonds of trust between society and the institutions upon which we rely for many aspects of our lives.