February 22, 2014

The Deal That's Key to America's Future

James Traub, Foreign Policy

The Associated Press

The traditional objection to trade pacts -- and the default position of all too many Democrats -- is that they do more harm than good to American workers.

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TAGGED: Global Economy, Free Trade, Asia, The Trans-Pacific Partnership


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Asia Pivot on the Rocks
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