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Dismissing Disagreement (3) Robert B. Zoellick

| Mar 11, 2022

“Economic isolationists are too shortsighted to see the full mosaic of America’s interests. Their fight to defeat such trade agreements would rob the United States of one of its most powerful tools, just when we should be integrating trade and economic reforms with the struggle for democracy and tolerance that is vital to our security.”

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Wells King is the research director at American Compass.


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