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July 14, 2018

Human Rights
Silence on Nicaragua from Sanders and Di Blasio Helps the Regime’s Repression

The desperate human rights situation in Nicaragua is now very clear, and a Washington Post story today makes for grim reading. Just as the Castro regime in Cuba has long used paramilitaries for unoff…

January 4, 2019

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
What Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)?

Though President Trump withdrew from the TPP, the remaining members of the trade pact have forged ahead with a new version, leaving the U.S. role in the Asia-Pacific in question.

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September 18, 2014

United States
A Conversation with Representative Sander Levin

Representative Sander Levin discusses U.S. Congress and the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations.

September 18, 2014

United States
A Conversation With Representative Sander Levin

Representative Sander Levin discusses U.S. Congress and the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations.

October 2, 2018

Donald Trump
A Blue Wave Won’t Rescue China

The U.S. congressional midterm elections are just six weeks away. The good folks over at ChinaUSFocus.com noticed all of the talk about a Democratic win after all the votes are counted on November 6…

Blue Wave

October 1, 2018

China
A Blue Wave Won’t Rescue China

A “blue wave” in November isn’t likely to provide an off-ramp for what is shaping up as a years-long struggle between the United States and China over trade policy.

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October 1, 2018

Trade
NAFTA’s Economic Impact

President Trump has reached a deal with Canada and Mexico to restructure the North American Free Trade Agreement, hoping a new trilateral accord will reinvigorate the U.S. manufacturing sector.  

Mexican commercial trucks cross into the United States.

September 25, 2017

Trade
International Trade Policy: A Conversation With Representative Sander Levin

Representative Sander Levin discusses the future of U.S. international trade policy.  

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July 10, 2013

Wars and Conflict
New From CFR: Jim Sanders on Climate Change and Conflict

In a guest post on John Campbell’s blog last week, Jim Sanders, a retired West Africa watcher for various U.S. federal agencies, discusses how climate change fuels conflict. As he explains: Recent p…

A burning palm oil plantation in Indonesia, June 2013 (Beawiharta/Courtesy Reuters).

September 28, 2016

United States
New Directions for U.S. Trade Policy: A Conversation With Sander Levin

Sander Levin discusses trade policy in the United States.

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