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Dr. Jackson to Speak at Redondo Beach Rotary Club Today

The rhetoric against U.S. free trade deals, such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), has increased during this year’s presidential debates. For example, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shifted her support away from the TPP once the deal was complete. … Continue reading

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Argentine-US Relations: Cooperation and Uncertainty

By Martina Farías Bouvier While the newly elected Argentine President Mauricio Macri gets closer to his first hundred days in office, President Obama’s time at the White House is coming to an end. But both governments are making sure that … Continue reading

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Free Trade Talks Facing A Rough Year

            A number of free talks are going on simultaneously this year. Some of the major trade talks include those between Canada and the European Union, the United States and 11 other countries throughout the … Continue reading

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US Russia Relations On Display At G-20 Summit

President Barack Obama traveled to St. Petersburg, Russia for the G-20 summit yesterday where he was greeted by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Although the summit is designed to discuss global economic matters, the focus of the media has been on the … Continue reading

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Are large multilateral free trade deals becoming just too difficult to complete?

Earlier this week, Office of U.S. Trade Representatives (USTR) officials expressed doubt that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations would be concluded this year. The challenges facing the TPP are now a part of a pattern of  difficult trade negotiations aimed … Continue reading

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