Any evaluation must look both at the policy and its implementation. If the latter is flawed, then the merits of the policy end up being little more than a footnote, writes CSIS Scholl Chair William Reinsch in his latest column.
So, aside from isolated cases on both sides, the midterm election results were fairly conventional from a trade perspective. Some candidates talked about it; some did not, as CSIS Scholl Chair William Reinsch writes in his new commentary.
November 9, 2018
| Amy Searight, Matthew P. Goodman, William Alan ReinschThere are some key reasons why we think the president’s absence matters. As Woody Allen said, “80 percent of success is showing up,” and nowhere is that more true than Southeast Asia, as CSIS experts Amy Searight, Matthew Goodman, William Reinsch write in their CQ piece.
The 2018 midterm elections results have implications for the Trump administration’s trade policy agenda, although some questions remain given the evolving and unconventional political dynamics surrounding the issue, as CSIS Scholl Chair examines in a new CQ piece.
It seems clear these days that in talking about the Internet, we are
obviously on divergent paths, with Americans focused on a free and open
Internet, and the Chinese and Europeans obsessed with security and
Last week’s Trade Guys podcast conversation with Christine Bliss, president of Coalition of Services Industries, began with what sounded like a softball question but was not: what are services anyway? as CSIS Scholl Chair William Reinsch writes in his commentary.
The announcement of new trade negotiations between the United States and Japan may seem like a compromise, but the narrow scope of the talks reveals that Japan isn’t giving up much, as CSIS Scholl Chair adjunct fellow Paul Nadeau writes...
October 23, 2018
| Jack CaporalThe growing frustration among WTO member states has triggered an effort to reform the organization—what U.S. ambassador to the WTO Dennis Shea termed “the Autumn of WTO reform,” as Jack Caporal from Scholl Chair and Dylan Gerstel from Simon Chair write in a joint CQ piece.
Managed trade coming around again is an ominous development—not because it is always a mistake but because the current administration does not know where to stop, as CSIS Scholl Chair William Reinsch writes in a new commentary.
The Trump administration has formally notified Congress that it intends to negotiate trade agreements with the European Union, United Kingdom, and Japan. The Scholl Chair explores what the next steps for each party are and where the negotiations could lead.
Treasury’s decision not to label China as a currency manipulator in its latest semiannual currency report may reflect its aim to preserve the report’s credibility, as Stephanie Segal from CSIS Simon Chair writes in a new CQ piece.
Chances are you do not work in agriculture or in manufacturing. Nevertheless, when politicians and the media talk about trade, they almost always talk about industrial workers, farmers, and the U.S. trade deficit, as CSIS Scholl Chair writes in a new CQ piece.