Economics

The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Its Critics

August 22, 2015 by Erik Lindell
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Domestic opposition has been robust, but U.S. participation is critical to protect American business interests in exploding markets.

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Perils and Proposals: Military Contracting with Volatile Regimes

February 16, 2015 by Andreas Kuersten
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France is stuck between a rock and a hard place. By contracting to deliver Mistral-class helicopter carriers to Russia amidst Russian aggression towards Ukraine, France has assumed the untenable position of selling military hardware to a country whose military actions it decries.

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Economic Resilience Will Be Determined By the Chinese People

February 5, 2015 by David Wolf
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A credit crunch and economic slowdown in China is more than just a matter for domestic concern in the People’s Republic: the PRC is now so integrated into the global political economy that the implications of such a crisis would be global, and possibly severe.

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Dear Congress: Stay Active on the Global Stage

January 19, 2015 by Heather Le Munyon
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In a letter to the new 114th United States Congress, Fletcher student Heather LeMunyon calls on Congress to concentrate on four areas of U.S. foreign policy to strengthen foreign relations.

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