2019 will be a dark chapter in the history of using the law to settle international disputes.
For Trump, the value of the WTO is instrumental; he only believes in it when it rules in his favor.
What is presented as a commercial war is ... one of the stages upon which the emergence of a new global order is being played.
Commercial nationalism is the strongest weapon. It is highly flammable and generally burns everything it touches.
[I]t is not as if Trump relies on methods or doctrines to exercise power.
On Dec. 31, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chili, Malaysia, Mexico, Japan, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam, together totaling 500 million inhabitants, formed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership. These countries represent a global gross domestic product of $10 billion as well [Read more]