Congress regulates commerce with foreign nations, and the president makes treaties. Who then, has the first and last word on treaties related to foreign commerce?
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The Biden administration should rethink its geoeconomic toolkit and work with Congress to provide the executive branch more effective means to respond to predatory Chinese economic policy.
An old trade statute could help the U.S. foreclose inadvertent domestic demand for goods made with forced labor. But the statute must be revised to accomplish that goal.
Fault Lines welcomes David Dollar, Senior Fellow in the John L. Thornton China Center at the Brookings Institution. How should we think about the trade deficit with China? Is decoupling possible? How dangerous is the Belt and Road Initiative? David and host Lester Munson, answer these questions and many more on this week’s episode of Fault Lines!
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Lawfare’s biweekly roundup of U.S.-China technology policy news.
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Trump Clouds Trade Talks With Comments to Media
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On July 12, President Trump surprisingly decided not to levy a quota on uranium imports, departing from his past enthusiasm for limiting purchases from abroad. The yearlong lead-up serves as the latest example of the president’s extensive power over trade.