Renewing America

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U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks regarding the Administration's National Security Strategy. Carlos Barria/Reuters

U.S. Needs Asian Partners in Economic Fight With China

President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership on his third day in office. "A great thing for American workers," he said, as he signed the executive order January 23, 2017, terminating U.S. participation in a trade agreement he had called "another disaster done and pushed by special interests." Read More

April 6, 2018

Who Will Walk Trump Back From This Trade War?

The president doesn't care about the damage he's doing, but others must.

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March 28, 2018

Technology and Innovation
Preventing the Balkanization of the Internet

This post is co-authored by Fred Hu, Chairman and Founder of Primavera Capital Group, a China-based global investment firm. With the entire global economy becoming inextricably linked to the Internet and digital technologies, stronger regulation is more important than ever. But if that regulation is fragmented, clumsy, heavy-handed, or inconsistent, the consequences for economic integration—and, in turn, prosperity—could be severe.

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March 22, 2018

The Trump Tariffs on China: A Perilous Moment

The new tariffs are a high-stake gamble that economic shock and awe can succeed where negotiations have failed.

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