Commentary

May 29, 2020
Commentary

Congress Must Fix America’s Unconstitutional Trade Laws

The Supreme Court soon will decide whether to hear a case challenging the constitutionality of Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, the “national security” statute President Trump invoked to impose his sweeping steel and aluminum tariffs.

The Hill (Online)
May 6, 2020
Commentary

Senator Hawley’s Case for Nationalism: Strong on Propaganda, Weak on the Facts

Blaming foreigners for homemade woes is a staple of the nationalist’s diet and ditching the WTO—especially on the bases of the false pretenses Hawley offers—will serve to isolate further the United States and render what Hawley considers “the single greatest threat to American security in the 21st century, Chinese imperialism,” more difficult to counter.

Forbes.com
April 10, 2020
Commentary

The Man Who Cried Wolf

It turns out that, when everything’s a national security threat, sooner or later nothing is—not even the real one.

The Dispatch
March 2, 2020
Commentary

How to Make America’s Next Trade Policy

It is imperative that the next president work diligently to re‐​establish the United States as the global leader and defender of rules‐​based trade liberalization.

The Bulwark