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  • US backs Tunisia's efforts to improve investment appeal

    Tunisia's new government gave an inaugural performance this week by hosting a U.S.-sponsored conference on investment and entrepreneurship designed to boost international confidence in the struggling new democracy. Tunisia impressed the world by managing...
  • The Times' editorial board on the stump for free trade

    The Times' editorial board on the stump for free trade
    As the debate over the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal and fast-track authority heats up, it's a good bet that The Times' editorial board will soon be taking a stand on the merits of each. Here's a look back at where The Times'...
  • UN approves resolution condemning use of chlorine in Syria

    The U.N. Security Council on Friday approved a United States-drafted resolution that condemns the use of toxic chemicals such as chlorine in Syria, while threatening militarily enforced action in the case of further violations. All members of the 15-seat...
  • Trade Promotion Authority would help Aurora area businesses

    As the U.S. economy begins to write its next chapter, we want to make sure that it is one of growth and prosperity. To do so, we need regions like Aurora to not only export our products around our region and state, and country, but also around the world....
  • Britain has enduring responsibility for democracy in Hong Kong, report says

    Britain has an “enduring moral responsibility” to ensure that Hong Kong is “democratic, stable and prosperous,” and diplomats should do more to uphold the treaty that governed the former territory’s return to China 18 years...
  • US draft urges UN to condemn use of chlorine in Syria

    The United States has circulated a draft resolution in the U.N. Security Council that condemns the use of toxic chemicals such as chlorine in Syria without assigning blame, while threatening militarily enforced action in the case of further violations....
  • Will the Democratic nominee for 2016 take on the moneyed interests?

    Will the Democratic nominee for 2016 take on the moneyed interests?
    It's seed time for the 2016 presidential election, when candidates try to figure out what they stand for and will run on. One thing seems reasonably clear. The Democratic nominee for president, whoever she may be, will campaign on reviving the...
  • Robert B. Reich: Will the Democratic nominee for 2016 take on the moneyed interests?

    It's seed time for the 2016 presidential election, when candidates try to figure out what they stand for and will run on. One thing seems reasonably clear. The Democratic nominee for president, whoever she may be, will campaign on reviving the American...
  • US trade deficit � are we better off today than we were 20 years ago?

    In his 2010 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama promised to double exports over five years to "support" 2 million jobs in America. A year later he claimed the new U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement would "support" 70,000 jobs at home. And...
  • Let's debate the Trans-Pacific Partnership -- history's largest trade deal -- before OKing it

    Let's debate the Trans-Pacific Partnership -- history's largest trade deal -- before OKing it
    This spring, President Obama and Republican leaders in Congress want to use an outdated process used to pass the North American Free Trade Agreement more than 20 years ago — a rule called “fast track” — to force through trade deals...
  • Politics as Usual

    Casey prepares for trade fight Democratic President Barack Obama has been tussling with Republicans over a series of issues since Congress returned last month: the Keystone XL pipeline, health care, immigration. Now he's about to hear it from several...