Brent Scowcroft Center Resident Senior Fellow Robert Manning writes for Global Times on the stalled Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): 

The future of the Asia-Pacific trade architecture, as well as the US “rebalance” to Asia, remains uncertain after the July 31 failure of negotiators from 12 nations to finalize the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

Although negotiators say that the TPP is 90 percent complete, it is stuck on some politically difficult issues, as Canada holds elections in October and the US protracted election season begins.

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