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End the National Security Free Pass for Presidential Meddling in Trade

The Trump administration made extensive use of national security justifications for restricting trade. It’s time for the law that allows it to go. Inu Manak and Scott Lincicome comment.

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Protectionism or National Security? The Use and Abuse of Section 232

With several Section 232 tariffs still in place, and the status of other investigations unclear, the law presents an early test for the Biden administration and a signal about its future trade policy plans.