posted by Brendan Connell on April 10, 2014 at 3:34 pm
With top US trade negotiators failing to reach a complete agreement with Japan over any of the most contentious trade issues, many are left feeling a sense of cynicism regarding the precious Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). But does that necessarily mean that TPP will be ultimately run off its tracks?
posted by Brendan Connell on March 27, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Ever wonder what trade really looks like between the US and its top trading partners? This easy-to-read map gives the basics.
posted by August Cole on March 26, 2014 at 3:57 pm
Many of Russia’s tie-ins with the U.S. space program are well known. A lesser-known connection in the military space world is America’s reliance on Russian rocket engines for the Atlas V rocket.
posted by Andrew Holland on March 24, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Licensing exports of natural gas would help America strategically – but this is not really about the gas, it is about American support for free trade. The real “weapon” we should be talking about is not natural gas exports: it is the power of free and open markets.
posted by Brendan Connell on March 20, 2014 at 2:01 pm
To further US national security interests, trade policy should be intended to enhance political and diplomatic ties—not just economic ones.
posted by Brendan Connell on March 13, 2014 at 10:40 am
Just two days ago, Canada celebrated its first ever trade deal in the Asian region by linking up with South Korea. But the new Canada-Korea FTA may also be symbolic of a trade “contest” with the US to see who can capture more of foreign markets for themselves.