How Donald Trump Frees the Allies of U.S. Dependency

May 31, 2018 Masum Billah 0

The U.S. withdrawals from the Paris Agreement, the Iran Deal, or the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)- none have impacted the multilateral deals to come to an end in the absence of the United States. All these unilateral U.S. moves multiplied with the latest trade conflicts with the allies rejuvenated the opinion Angela Merkel shared last year- they “really must take our fate into our own hands.” […]

U.S. Tariff: Angela Merkel Urges EU to be Exempted

March 9, 2018 Global Desk 0

Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, has called on the United States for the European Union to be exempted from the planned U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum. Ms. Merkel said, “the best thing would be if we (the European Union) could be exempted,” with an ensuing warning that European Union would react if a negotiation fails. […]

Gary Cohn Resigns over Tariff Row

March 6, 2018 Global Desk 0

Gary Cohn, the chief economic advisor of the White House, has resigned from the Trump administration. A free trade advocate Cohn decided to quit after Donald Trump announced to impose stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. […]