Tag Archives: President Obama

Five Things You Need to Know About Trade Promotion Authority

The 89th Annual World Trade Week began this week in Los Angeles. During some of the events that I attended, members of the audience were asked to encourage their congress members to support three words–Trade Promotion Authority (TPA). What is TPA? … Continue reading

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The U.S. Opts for Ineffective Sanctions on Russia

Geopolitical Weekly TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014 – 03:05   By George Friedman The United States announced new sanctions on seven Russian government officials April 28. A long-used tactic, sanctions can yield unpredictable effects or have no effect at all, depending upon how … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Trip to Asia: Where the TPP Stands Now

President Obama arrived in Japan yesterday. One of the issues that has been highlighted in the media is what his trip to Asia will mean for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, which were supposed to conclude last year. Why is President … Continue reading

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Renegotiate NAFTA?

The way to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is through the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. (The TPP includes the three North American countries as well as other countries through the Asia Pacific region.) At least that was … Continue reading

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