Trade

Mexico’s President Gives Joe Biden a Big History Lesson

Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) visited the United States on July 12 and offered five proposals to U.S. President Joe Biden. These proposals are based on AMLO’s in-depth knowledge of Mexican history and his reading of the economic crisis…

The Role of Energy in Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

While securing territory is the Kremlin’s most obvious motivation, annexation is also tied to strengthening Russia’s energy position both regionally and globally. By John P. Ruehl After Russian forces seized Ukraine’s Kherson region at the beginning of its invasion, a Ukrainian official…

China takes the driver’s seat on free trade

Two months before the inauguration of Donald Trump as the next US President and the likely end of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal, signs emerge that the Asia-Pacific region is turning towards a Plan B. During his presidential campaign,…