Tag Archives: free trade agreements

Three New Bilateral Trade Agreements — What’s the Real Impact? — Economic or Political?

Congress just passed the bilateral trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama. This is clearly a rare bipartisan act and a success for President Obama. But what is the real significance of these new free-trade agreements? Is it economic (read … Continue reading

Posted in Global Trade Relations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free Trade and National Security — Stronger Foreign Economies are in our National Interest.

President Obama’s national security adviser Ton Donilon makes the free-trade case for national security when he advocates the passage of  three bilateral trade agreements recently submitted to Congress (Panama, Colombia and South Korea). He argues passage will signal our commitment to strengthening bilateral … Continue reading

Posted in Global Trade Relations | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment