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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testifies before a Senate Finance Committee hearing on "President Trump's 2018 Trade Policy Agenda" on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 22, 2018. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters.

Trump’s Trade Warrior Takes the Fight to Beijing

Edward Alden is the Ross distinguished visiting professor at Western Washington University, and a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Read More

February 6, 2019

Infrastructure and the SOTU: Time for Congress to Make Something Out of Nothing

Paving the road to 2020, Congress will need to steer the course and avoid potholes in 2019.

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February 4, 2019

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The National and Economic Security Imperative of Helping More Americans Adapt and Thrive

By Penny Pritzker, chairman and founder of PSP Partners; and Edward Alden, Bernard L. Schwartz senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. (Note the following excerpt is from a chapter written for a new Aspen Strategy Group book called Technology and National Security: Maintaining America’s Edge. You can find the full chapter and the book here.)

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January 31, 2019

Huawei, the U.S., and Its Anxious Allies

Trump must not play security card in China trade war.

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