Avoid Chaos: Negotiate A Modern NAFTA

The fifth round of negotiations to modernize the trade agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico begins this week, after a contentious October session, a prolonged break and a decision to extend talks into early 2018.

Observers are increasingly expressing concern about the costs of a NAFTA withdrawal by the United States, but on the eve of the talks, Commerce Secretary Ross suggested that the U.S. will continue to press its hardline demands on U.S. neighbors because they have more to lose if the talks collapse...


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