Monthly Archives: May 2017


  JUSTICE GORSUCH, INTERNATIONAL LAW AND U.S. LAW — Justice Gorsuch displayed a somewhat confused & restricted approach to international & foreign law during his Senate confirmation. There is a critical distinction between international law and foreign law. International law (both conventional and customary) are … Continue reading

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New US-China Trade Understanding — Not Much Substance. Better than Nothing?

       The new understanding between China and the US on trade is very welcomed. Even though it is very minor and a seeming betrayal of Trump’s campaign promises to the white working class.  Here are a few thoughts: The linkage between … Continue reading

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Trump’s New Attack on the WTO ……….. Is Trump’s Trade Policy Becoming More Dysfunctional & Dangerous?

            On day 100 Trump signed an EO critical of the WTO. This follows 100 days of complaints. This is really unfortunate.      Trump’s recent trade complaints target China, Canada, Mexico, South Korea, Japan, the EU and now … Continue reading

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