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William Reinsch quoted in Morning Consult on Commerce Department

The people holding the three major trade-related positions in the incoming Trump administration will help form a barrier between the president-elect and trade enthusiasts in other economic appointments, according to several analysts. -snip-

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William Reinsch quoted in Wall Street Journal on Import Tariffs

Workers at a struggling paper mill in rural Madison, Maine, cheered in 2015 when the U.S. government slapped an import tariff on a type of magazine paper made in Canada. -snip-

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Alan Romberg quoted in Taipei Times on Taiwan and the Vatican

Hours after Sao Tome and Principe severed diplomatic ties with Taiwan on Dec. 21, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Javier Hou (侯清山) addressed lawmakers’ concerns of further defections to Beijing.

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Ellen Laipson's Op-ed in World Politics Review on Foreign Affairs in 2017

The drama and disruptions of the year just ended fill some with dread for the new year. Will the challenges of domestic polarization and a tilt in international influence toward the nondemocratic powers of the East only worsen?

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Brian Eyler quoted in Radio Free Asia on Water-Energy Planning in Laos

Farmers and fishermen in downstream countries are complaining about the impact of Mekong River dams located upstream in both China and Laos.

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William Reinsch quoted in Politico on Private Sector Announcements and Investments

NEW YORK — Nearly a month before Donald Trump won the White House, Japanese conglomerate SoftBank p

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Sameer Lalwani quoted in Dawn on US-Pakistan Relations

US President-elect Donald Trump should develop clearer US policies to ease strains between nuclear-armed Pakistan and India, senior analysts said at a discussion at the US Institute of Peace (USIP). -snip-

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Yun Sun quoted in Straits Times on China and Trade

The Affordable Care Act has resulted in  an estimated 20 million people gaining health insurance coverage between 2010, when it was passed, and early 2016 - what the US Department of Health and Human Services calls a "historic reduction in the uninsured". -snip-

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Gordon Adams quoted in New York Times on F-35

After meeting with Lockheed Martin’s chief executive on Wednesday about lowering the cost of

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Gordon Adams' Op-ed in The Hill on Defense Spending

The defense budget is too big and Mick Mulvaney, the new Office of Management and Budget Director, knows that. Read the full article here.

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