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How to avoid a US-China trade war

  • 2018-03-28
  • Shang Jin Wei

The announcement by the Trump administration that the United States will sanction China for intellectual-property theft is the latest salvo in a deepening trade dispute between the two countries. It follows Trump’s March 8 pledge to place higher tariffs on Chinese steel ...

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Putin’s pyrrhic victory

Vladimir Putin’s reelection to a fourth term as Russia’s president was a foregone conclusion. The Kremlin undoubtedly orchestrated ballot-box stuffing and other measures to ensure that Putin received at least 70% of the vote across all regions. Yet, even without such shenanigans, Puti...

Latvian Theology professor: We have to defend democracy, in the churches too

The Baltic Times recently sat down with Dace Balode, a theology professor and Deacon of the Faculty of Theology of the University of Latvia, to discuss the recent Open Letter supporting Latvia’s ratification of the Istanbul Convention. The letter, which was signed by 57 noted Latvian indivi...

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