Recent Op-Eds

The Missed Opportunity of JASTA

By Emma Ashford. The Hill (Online). September 30, 2016.

The bill is little more than congressional grandstanding: at best pointless, and at worst damaging to American interests.

Import-bashing Candidates Miss Value of Globalization

By K. William Watson. DC Examiner. September 30, 2016.

When politicians perpetuate and pander to myths about trade, they have to pretend that globalization hasn’t been an incredible force for good in our economy.

Econ 101 for Presidential Candidates

By Daniel R. Pearson. The Detroit News. September 29, 2016.

The major party presidential candidates would be well advised to reconsider their trade policy proposals.

What If President Bill Clinton Had Gone to North Korea?

By Doug Bandow. The National Interest (Online). September 28, 2016.

A transformation of the U.S.-North Korea relationship a couple of decades ago could have dramatically changed the international environment, encouraging the North to take a different path.