Commentary

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
January 30, 2020
Commentary

Can the Us‐​China Trade Deal Be Enforced?

The U.S.-China deal’s “dispute resolution” mechanism is a step backwards, and is less likely to induce reform in China on intellectual property, technology transfer, and other issues than the dispute provisions found in most other trade agreements.

The Hill (Online)