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25 Years After Tiananmen, Who Has Changed Whom?

Scott Paul | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics
Scott Paul

Shame on China's regime. But shame on us, as well. Why? Because the United States laid significant groundwork for the formation of the modern, post-Tiananmen Chinese police state. And our culpability can be spelled out in four letters: PNTR (Permanent Normalized Trade Relations)

Trade That Hurts

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 03.16.2013 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

If America can't manufacture No. 2 pencils, how long will it be before it can't manufacture ballistic missiles? Maybe that's the pitchfork manufacturing workers need to prod politicians to deal with middle class job uncertainty.

With Russia, America Should Embrace the 21st Century

Daniel Wagner | Posted 01.16.2013 | Home
Daniel Wagner

If America hopes to 'reset the reset' with Russia, it will need to send more accommodating messages to Mr. Putin than it has.

Bill to Normalize Trade With Russia Recognizes Internet Censorship as Trade Barrier

Edward J. Black | Posted 09.30.2012 | Technology
Edward J. Black

At a time when it would seem to be in Russia's interest to make a favorable impression on human rights, they have passed legislation to greatly undermine Internet freedom.

Opening Russia

Ed Gerwin | Posted 06.02.2012 | Business
Ed Gerwin

Bringing democratic reform to Russia will require concerted effort by the United States, our allies, NGOs, and the Russian people. Opening Russia's market under WTO rules can play a useful role in this effort.

Love Story 2010: An Even Sadder Tale About China Trade

Leo Hindery, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo Hindery, Jr.

What do you do if you have both trillions of dollars of foreign reserves and a 'blue water navy'? Well, of course you use them -- and if you're China, you use them each aggressively.