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Mon, Oct 19, 2020

Busch featured in the Financial Times on transatlantic trade barriers and competition with China

Marc Busch answers three blunt questions on the Boeing-Airbus dispute, potential trends toward protectionism post-COVID-19, and opposition to US tariffs on China.

In the News by Marc L. Busch

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

Sun, Oct 11, 2020

Busch in The Hill: Italy’s pasta label is ‘COOL’ protectionism

Marc Busch writes that “country of origin” labels are among the most ingenious trade protectionist labels ever. Despite doing more harm than good go consumers, they are making a comeback.

In the News by Marc L. Busch

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

Fri, Oct 9, 2020

Future of DHS Project identifies new threats to the homeland

On Wednesday, September 9, the Scowcroft Center’s Forward Defense practice launched the Future of DHS Project Final Report, building on its Key Findings and Recommendations released in August. Following the report release, Forward Defense hosted three panels of distinguished speakers to discuss the future of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in a changing threat landscape.

Event Recap by Julia Siegel

China Coronavirus

Thu, Oct 1, 2020

How to counter worsening cyber-security threats: The international strategy of the Dutch government

Cyber-security reports show that threats are getting worse, not decreasing. International cooperation is vital to consolidate the rules of the road in cyberspace, further their implementation by increasing the chance of exposing and stopping those who break the rules, and assist other countries in upgrading their resilience.

Article by Timo S. Koster

Cybersecurity European Union

Mon, Sep 28, 2020

Busch in The Hill: In losing China tariffs at the WTO, the US dodged a bullet

Marc Busch writes that had the WTO found certain US tariffs on China legal, it would have created an endless spiral of countermeasures that put US exports at risk around the world.

In the News by Marc L. Busch

Economy & Business Trade

Tue, Sep 15, 2020

Busch in The Hill: Congress should retire, not reform, the Generalized System of Preferences

Marc Busch writes that the United States’ Generalized System of Preferences has surpassed its usefulness and that signing bilateral free trade agreements presents a better path forward.

In the News by Marc L. Busch

Economy & Business Trade

Thu, Sep 3, 2020

What world post COVID-19?: A conversation with Mr. John Raidt

Mr. John Raidt, security and public policy expert and practitioner, discusses political dysfunction in the US and the need for democratic renewal in light of the pandemic.

Blog Post by Peter Engelke, Anca Agachi

China Civil Society

Mon, Aug 31, 2020

Busch in The Hill: US cheddar cheese in Europe’s trade mousetrap

Marc Busch writes that a trade debacle between the US and EU over the word “cheddar” is a symptom of a greater contest in trade relations with third-party states.

In the News by Marc L. Busch

Economy & Business European Union

Fri, Aug 28, 2020

Transcript: A conversation with Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs Robert C. O’Brien

Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs Robert C. O’Brien discussed key security challenges facing the next US presidential administration, as well as opportunities for renewed global cooperation.

Elections 2020 by Atlantic Council

Elections Nuclear Nonproliferation

Thu, Aug 20, 2020

What world post COVID-19?: A conversation with Dr. Conrad Tucker

Dr. Conrad Tucker, professor of mechanical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, explains how the pandemic is changing the conversations around higher education and emerging technologies.

Blog Post by Peter Engelke, Anca Agachi

Coronavirus Education