Author Archives: Stuart Malawer

About Stuart Malawer

Distinguished Service Professor of Law & International Trade at George Mason University (School of Public Policy).

 ‘Trade, Technology, Telecommunications & Transaction’ (T4) — Trump’s New Foreign Policy.

To me, TikTox and WeChat highlight the growing ‘national securitization’ of trade and business transactions in U.S. foreign policy. ‘Trade, Technology, Telecommunications and Transaction’ (T4) has become the newest foreign policy focus of the Trump administration. This focus on business and … Continue reading

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TikTox and WeChat — Growing National Security Focus Over Trade, Technology and Transactions (T3).

TikTox and WeChat highlight to me the growing ‘national securitization’ of trade and business transaction in U.S. foreign policy. ‘Trade, Technology and Transactions’ (T3) and even better ‘Trade, Technology, Telecommunications and Transaction’ (T4) have become the new foreign policy focus … Continue reading

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Restricting Foreign Governments Standing to Sue in US Courts & Trump’s Foreign Policy — Two Annoying WSJ Op-Ed’s.

Two really annoying op-ed pieces in the Wall Street Journal discussing separately the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (restricting the right of foreign states access to U.S. Courts). And why President Trump’s foreign policy should be a basis for reelecting him. … Continue reading

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Courts are Looking (Finally) at the President’s Use of National Security as Cover for Trade Actions (Tariffs) and Sanctions.

New article ………………… National security is used by the Trump administration as legal cover for trade actions and sanctions. But the courts are beginning to look at this closely. Indeed, a recent decision by the US Court of International Trade … Continue reading

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Global Trade and Law by Stuart Malawer.

Some books and publications by Dr. Stuart S. Malawer, JD, Ph.D. on international law and global trade:             Federal Regulation of International Business (Georgetown and US Chamber of Commerce)   Trump and Trade – Policy … Continue reading

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Setback for Trump on Trade — US Court of Int’l Trade & Turkish Steel Imports.

The US Court of International Trade today declared that the Trump administration’s additional tariffs on import of Turkish steel under Section 232 (National Security) were invalid. They failed to fall within the statutory period of action. The larger story is … Continue reading

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World History & Today’s Disorder.

Richard Hass’ new book THE WORLD – A BRIEF INTRODUCTION (2020) is aimed at reviewing world history and presenting it to those that do not know much about it. He contends that’s mostly everybody. The book briefly starts with the … Continue reading

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WHO and Trump’s Treaty Termination — Lawful, Yes. But Bad Policy.

Good editorial in the New York Times today — “Don’t Leave the WHO, Strengthen it.”  Here’s some statements concerning the president’s right to withdraw from a treaty: The world is fighting the most serious pandemic in a century, and the … Continue reading

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TRUMP’S FOREIGN POLICY DOCTRINE — “REJECTION & WITHDRAWAL.”

       Trump’s withdrawal from a range of international agreements and institutions (Trans-Pacific Partnership, Paris Climate Accord, Iran nuclear deal, UNESCO, UN Human Rights Council, Open Skies Treaty) from the very outset of his term can now be loosely … Continue reading

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TRUMP’S TRADE DELUSIONS & THE WTO.

From “The WTO is Needed Today as Much as Ever.” Lead Editorial from the Financial Times (May 19, 2020).   The World Trade Organization is under attack, above all by the US, the country most responsible for its creation. Donald … Continue reading

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