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Barry Carin

Barry Carin's Farewell Remarks


Why NAFTA Rules on Digital Trade Matter

  • Liz Enochs
 US President Donald Trump walks with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the people in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Trump and the Death of American Leadership in Asia


“Zombie NAFTA” and Other Consequences of a Trump Trade Deal Termination

  • Ronald Orol

Shared interests — not friendship — key to working US-Russia relations

US President Donald Trump meets with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at the G20 Summit, in Hamburg, July 7, 2017 (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

What NAFTA Renegotiations Can Tell Us about the Future of Global Commerce

National flags representing Canada, Mexico, and the US are lit by stage lights at the NAFTA renegotiations in Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

A Lesson in the Basic Physics of NAFTA Negotiations

Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman

Lebanon Becomes next Target of Saudi Arabia’s Folly


Trump’s Shell Game on Glass-Steagall, Big Banks

Prospects for a breakup of big banks — if such an undertaking was ever really being considered by the US president — have dimmed significantly in recent months
  • Ronald Orol

The View from Mexico on NAFTA: It's Complicated

Elites in Mexico have bet everything on NAFTA — but could there be life after the trade agreement? David Agren reports from Mexico, where he finds varying assessments of NAFTA’s impact over the last 23 years
  • David Agren