Dan Moss, of the National Potato Council, shortly before joining U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, DC, on May 23, 2019.

Trump’s Trade Wars Have Made Bad Agriculture Policies Worse

From suffering U.S. farmers to the pain inflicted on the developing world, everything about U.S. agriculture policy is dysfunctional. The next administration can do better.

U.S. President Donald Trump greets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he arrives at the White House on Feb. 10, 2017. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Japan Tunes Out Trump to Save Trade Deal

Abe badly wants the US back in the landmark Trans-Pacific Partnership - whatever Trump thinks.

President Donald Trump talks during a joint press conference with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang in Hanoi on Nov. 12. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

The New TPP May Sink Trump’s Other Trade Dreams

Mexico and Canada now have an alternative to trade with the United States, giving them more leverage in contentious NAFTA talks.

U.S. President Donald Trump holds a joint press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 10. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Trump Will Be Haunted by the Ghost of TPP

Throwing out a global trade deal has enormous ramifications in Asia.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel greets US President Donald Trump  prior to the start of the first working session of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, northern Germany, on July 7.
Leaders of the world's top economies will gather from July 7 to 8, 2017 in Germany for likely the stormiest G20 summit in years, with disagreements ranging from wars to climate change and global trade. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / IAN LANGSDON        (Photo credit should read IAN LANGSDON/AFP/Getty Images)

Six Months Of Trump: The Good, The Bad, and The Downright Mystifying

The president’s tweets and cringe-inducing rants have antagonized allies and enemies alike. But is his foreign policy the doomsday many foretold?

US President Donald Trump prepares to sign several executive orders in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, January 23, 2017.
Trump on Monday signed three orders on withdrawing the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, freezing the hiring of federal workers and hitting foreign NGOs that help with abortion. / AFP / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

3 Strategies U.S. Trade Partners Should Pursue Post-TPP

One might be tempted to preach patience, but it is worth remembering that the Obama administration dragged out its trade negotiations for a very long time before ultimately failing


Abe-Trump Meeting May Yield Clues On Trump’s Trade Vision

Japanese Prime Minister Abe is in Washington to see what, if anything, will replace the Trans Pacific Partnership.


As Promised, Trump Pulls the Plug on the Trans Pacific Partnership

Withdrawing from Obama’s signature trade pact will boost workers, Trump says. But they’re cheering in China.

TOKYO, JAPAN - DECEMBER 30: Vendor try to sell his goods as japanese people prepare to celebrate the New Year at Yameyoko-cho and Uechu, the most famous and the oldest New Year Tokyo Markets, in Tokyo, Japan on December 30, 2015. (Photo by David Mareuil/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Abe Wants to Be the Last Free Trade Samurai

Tokyo's ready to pick up the banner of the TPP abandoned by Trump -- if China lets it.


Trump Taps Protectionist Robert Lighthizer as His New Trade Rep

Just who will make trade policy under Trump may be unclear, but the protectionist trend is crystal clear.

TOPSHOT - A copy of the local Chinese magazine Global People with a cover story that translates to "Why did Trump win" is seen with a front cover portrait of US president-elect Donald Trump at a news stand in Shanghai on November 14, 2016.  
Chinese President Xi Jinping and US president-elect Donald Trump agreed November 14 to meet "at an early date" to discuss the relationship between their two powers, Chinese state broadcaster CCTV said.  / AFP / JOHANNES EISELE        (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Assessing Trump’s Emerging Asia Policy

President-elect Donald Trump's comments and actions since winning the U.S. presidential election in November offer new insights into the kind of Asia policy his administration may pursue after taking office in January.


Trump’s Trade Agenda Would ‘Turn Back the Clock to Another Age’

Embracing bilateral deals and new tariffs, the incoming president casts a zero-sum view on world trade.


How Trudeau Can Stop Worrying and Learn to Love Trump

Canadians might roll their eyes at Donald Trump. But he could be just the man Ottawa needs.

(L to R back) Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister Prajin Juntong, US President Barack Obama and Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang; (L to R front) Indonesia's Vice President Jusuf Kalla, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korea's Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-Ahn wave during the traditional "family photo" on the final day of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit at the Lima Convention Centre in Lima on November 20, 2016.


Asia-Pacific leaders are expected to send a strong message in defense of free trade as they wrap up a summit that has been overshadowed by US President-elect Donald Trump's protectionism. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Is There Anyone In Asia Who Still Trusts America?

The likely death of the hard-fought TPP pact has left even Washington's closest allies wondering about its credibility.

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 10:  President-elect Donald Trump (L) listens as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting in the Oval Office November 10, 2016 in Washington, DC. Trump is scheduled to meet with members of the Republican leadership in Congress later today on Capitol Hill.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Trump’s ‘America First’ Is the Twilight of American Exceptionalism

In more ways than liberals care to admit, Trump’s foreign policy might look like Obama’s. That’s not a good thing.


Watch: Trump Outlines His Plans For Day One in the Oval Office

From rescinding TPP to ramping up scrutiny on immigration, the president-elect previews his top priorities out of the gate.

TOPSHOT - US President Barack Obama and leaders take part in a group photo during a meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) at the Sunnylands estate on February 16, 2016 in Rancho Mirage, California. From left: ASEAN Secretary General  Le Luong Minh, Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen, Indonesia's President Joko Widodo, Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak, Laos' President Choummaly Sayasone, Obama, Philippine's President Benigno Aquino, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha, Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, and Myanmar's Vice President Nyan Tun. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Under Trump, U.S. Allies in Asia May Look to Themselves for Security

Q&A with Lindsey Ford, director of Asian security at the Asia Society Policy Institute.


Shoving Matches Break Out as Japan Ratifies TPP

Fights break out as Japan ratifies the Asian trade deal President Obama wants, but both Trump and Clinton oppose.