Since March, the new Section 232 tariffs have put the trade world in a frenzy. The president has invoked an obscure national-security trade clause and seemingly disrupted America’s relationships with its top trading partners. While the U.S. has granted temporary exemptions to various countries—including Mexico, Canada, South Korea and members of the European Union—U.S.
Kanzanira Thorington is an LL.M. student at Georgetown University Law Center. At Georgetown, she specializes in WTO law and transatlantic relations. In the fall of 2017, she was a Trade Intern with the Delegation of the European Union to the United States. She graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2017 with an LL.B Honors in Law and International Relations.
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