North America: the Next Great Emerging Market?

Why the United States, Canada, and Mexico are positioned to be the global economic drivers of the 21st century.

Shadow Government

Everything You Need to Know About the Long, Complex Process of Passing the TPA

Last week, in a stunning turn of events, Democrats in the House of Representatives imperiled U.S. trade policy and, in the process, U.S. foreign policy, ...


The Two Words That Explain China’s Assertive Naval Strategy

"Active defense" was a favorite tactic of Mao Zedong. How will China use it to harry U.S. ships in the Pacific?

Shadow Government

The Blocked Fast Track Trade Bill is a Foreign Policy Disaster

The Senate just dealt a serious blow to U.S. trade policy. Nominally, it was a procedural measure on whether to proceed to a vote on ...


In Pro-Corporate Tribunals We Trust

Is Obama's signature trade deal giving away the United States' right to protect its citizens?


The Scandal Roiling New Zealand: The Prime Minister Is Pulling Ponytails

For Freud, some men’s desire to cut off women’s hair represented symbolic castration. Who knows what it represents for New Zealand Prime Minister John Key (a proud vasectomy recipient), who has been enmeshed in scandal since last week, when a waitress wrote an anonymous blog post claiming that he had harassed her by pulling her hair repeatedly while she was at work.

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