international trade

Is Counterbalancing China The Reason For Trump’s Historic Visit To India?

However troubled its military, India holds an obvious strategic appeal to the United States by virtue of both its location and its size. India will soon become the world’s most populous country, on track to surpass China by 2027. It shares a long border with southern and western China and controls important territorial waters Beijing needs for its maritime trade routes.

Obama Administration Turns Antique Collectors And Dealers Into Criminals

In typical Obama fashion the administration is overstepping its authority and common sense in pursuit of a radical agenda to ban the sale or possession of ivory objects, even if acquired legally decades before current treaties went into effect.

The Talladega Economy

The Republican establishment and the cheap labor wing of Big Business want to continue to suppress wages and job growth for American citizens by granting amnesty to millions of illegal aliens and opening the borders to more low-skilled immigrants. How does this make sense with the civilian labor force participation rate at its lowest level in 36 years?

Entrepreneurship, North Korea Style: Making a Blood Purge Pay

National security and foreign affairs commentator Doug Bandow riffs on the turmoil in North Korea, while making the serious point that no one is sure what to make of the execution of young leader Kim Jong-un’s uncle and one-time mentor Jang Song-taek.