Author Archives: Stuart Malawer

About Stuart Malawer

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

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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Trump’s WTO Campaign Despite the Global Pandemic.

The WTO Director-General’s recent resignation adds a new degree of  uncertainty to global commerce in the midst of a global pandemic that is about to cast global and U.S. trade relations into uncharted territory. This unforeseen situation and the growing … Continue reading

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Trump’s Erratic China Policy — Alarming.

Observations form the Financial Times lead editorial today  “Trump’s Erratic China Policy Risks Backfiring” ——- Unfortunately, President Donald Trump’s approach to China is so erratic that it alarms US allies. Trump is looking at making it easier to sue the … Continue reading

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TRUMP AND TRADE — ATTACKS CONTINUE — Election Year 2020!

                                 TRUMP AND TRADE                        (Some of my Twitter Comments Jan. 1, 2020 – May … Continue reading

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