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  • Obama's dithering on Syria puts the economy at risk

    Obama's dithering on Syria puts the economy at risk
    President Barack Obama's vacillation on Syria — first delaying military action and then booting the decision to Congress — poses grave threats to U.S. prosperity. Imminent military action, especially in the Middle East, instigates fears of...
  • Maryland should not penalize Iran shippers

    Maryland should not penalize Iran shippers
    In his recent commentary, Jay Bernstein wants the Maryland authorities to maintain a restrictive policy warning shippers that "if you trade with Iran, you can't trade here" ("Keep up the pressure on Iran," June 21). But the principles of free trade and...
  • Farm Bill matters to Maryland

    Farm Bill matters to Maryland
    The Farm Bill currently making its way through Congress is important to everyone who lives and works in Maryland because it provides critical support to one of the pillars of the state's economy: international trade. The bill, strongly debated in...
  • Russia mulls lawsuit against U.S. in WTO over sanctions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is looking at the possibility of filing a lawsuit against the United States in the World Trade Organisation over sanctions hitting Russian banks, Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said on Wednesday, according to Russian news...
  • WTO says global trade to improve in next two years

    WTO says global trade to improve in next two years
    After a two-year slump, global commerce is expected to pick up in the next two years, one report says. World trade is forecasted to grow by 4.7% this year and 5.3% in 2015, buoyed by continual improvement in the economies of many countries, the World...
  • World trade picture improves but 2014 still below trend: WTO

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization slightly raised its 2014 forecast for growth in global goods trade to 4.7 percent on Monday, saying it did not expect a return to the historical trend level of 5.3 percent until 2015. "If GDP forecasts hold...
  • U.S. and China appeal WTO rulings

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States and China have both appealed against recent rulings in disputes at the World Trade Organization (WTO), filings published by the WTO showed on Friday. The United States said it wanted to correct some legal issues in...
  • US wins WTO fight over China's export limits on elements key to tech devices

    GENEVA The World Trade Organization on Wednesday sided with the United States against China in a trade dispute that could affect the price of nearly every modern electronic product manufactured today. In its ruling, the WTO found that China had...
  • A tribute to a governor who modeled service, leadership

    A tribute to a governor who modeled service, leadership
    Editor's note: This is an excerpt of the eulogy James Bacchus, former aide to Gov. Reubin Askew, delivered at Askew's funeral in Tallahassee on March 19. … I first met the man we remember today when I was a 20-year-old newspaper reporter...
  • WTO: China's export restrictions on rare earths violate trade rules

    WTO: China's export restrictions on rare earths violate trade rules
    The World Trade Organization on Wednesday said that China's restrictions on the exports of rare earths -- raw materials commonly used in the manufacturing of electronics -- violate trade rules. China had argued that the restrictions, which included...
  • Michael McFaul — an eye on Russia

     Michael McFaul — an eye on Russia
    Michael McFaul was a scholar from Montana when he made his first trip to the West's Cold War enemy, the Soviet Union. Thirty years later, he was President Obama's chief Russia expert, then the United States ambassador in Moscow. He left the ambassadorship...
  • Obama disengaged from dealing with Russia

    Obama disengaged from dealing with Russia
    — Early in the Ukraine crisis, when the Europeans were working on bringing Ukraine into the European Union system and Russian President Vladimir Putin was countering with threats and bribes, one British analyst lamented that "we went to a knife...