Zachary Laub

CFR Staff

Zachary Laub

Senior Copy Editor/Writer

Zachary Laub is the copy chief for CFR.org, where he also covers the Middle East. He studied international relations at Tufts University.

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Neither Iran nor the United States likely wants war, but the possibility of a miscommunication is considerable, risking a dangerous escalation.

European Union

Populist parties are looking to make big gains in European Parliament elections. That could disrupt EU policy on issues from trade to migration.

Trade

Tariffs have been applied over the years to protect homegrown industries and target competitors who are seen as using unfair trade practices. They impose costs on both importers and exporters and had been in decline until the recent U.S.-China trade spat.

Foreign Affairs

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