Author Archives: Stuart Malawer

About Stuart Malawer

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

Biden and National Security (and Trade) — New Era of American Crisis.

New article ———- Malawer, “Biden, National Security and Trade.” (2021).                                     [Excerpt from conclusion …..) In my view, one of the first issues … Continue reading

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Biden — Law, National Security and Global Trade.

My new article — Malawer. “Biden — National Security, Law and Global Trade.“ China and WTO Review (Draft) (January 20, 2021). Some excerpts are below. ……………………………………… It is now up to President Biden to recalibrate the American approach to trade relations, particularly … Continue reading

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President Biden and a New Era for National Security and Trade.

  While issues concerning national security and trade can be quite technical, they are exceedingly significant, and it is unfortunate that there has been little comment on a dual-track line of cases—those that involve national security in U.S. domestic courts … Continue reading

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TRUMP & BIDEN — From Cronyism to Engagement, Hopefully.

[Recent  postings on Twitter since the Presidential Election as of January 1, 2021 ………… Stuart S. Malawer (@smalawer) / Twitter] Good editorial on Tariffs and Tariff Exclusions. Downside of tariffs is more market distortion. Terrible Trump tariff and trade policy. … Continue reading

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Global Challenges — Broadening National Security & Less Sanctions & Tariffs — by Bill Gates

  Two good statements in the New York Times today from Bill Gates Concerning Biden’s Global Challenges — National Security and Economic Sanctions  …………..   “The multidimensional competition with China and transnational challenges require the formal involvement of agencies previously … Continue reading

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More Trade Chaos — Blocking Exports of Computer Chips to China Under National Security.

More trade chaos from Trump’s dying days in office. We need cooperation and competition. Not confrontation. US-China relations are too important for foreign policy by personal grievance and nation-baiting. Use of the national security authority (under Commerce’s ‘Entity List’) to … Continue reading

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TRUMP & BIDEN & TRADE — Twitter Comments Since the Election (as of January 1, 2021).

[Recent  postings on Twitter since the Presidential Election ………… Stuart S. Malawer (@smalawer) / Twitter] Good editorial on Tariffs and Tariff Exclusions. Downside of tariffs is more market distortion. Terrible Trump tariff and trade policy. Nationalistic protectionism doesn’t help anyone. … Continue reading

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BIDEN AND TRADE REHABILITATION.

Trump’s trade policies need serious rehabilitation. Biden faces numerous trade issues. Including the TPP & China. However, many more are also in need of critical attention — tariffs, trade sanctions, export controls, investment restrictions, taxation of multinationals and technology firms, … Continue reading

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 ‘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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