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As Trump Seeks Way Out of Syria, New Attack Pulls Him Back In

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Days after President Trump said he wanted to pull the United States out of Syria, Syrian forces hit a suburb of Damascus with bombs that rescue workers said unleashed toxic gas. Within hours, images of dead families sprawled in their homes threatened to change Mr. Trump’s calculus ...

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Why China Is Confident It Can Beat Trump in a Trade War

Imported soybeans at a port in Nantong, China. The latest Chinese tariffs were intended to deliver a warning that American producers and consumers would pay in a trade war. Chinatopix, via Associated Press BEIJING — China’s leaders sound supremely confident that they can win a trade war with President Trump. ...

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Trump Doubles Down on Potential Trade War With China

President Trump said Thursday that he will consider hitting China with an additional $ 100 billion in tariffs. Tom Brenner/The New York Times WASHINGTON — President Trump said Thursday the United States would consider slapping an additional $ 100 billion in tariffs on the Chinese, on top of the $ ...

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Trade Deals Take Years. Trump Wants to Remake Them in Months.

Trade pacts typically require years of detailed negotiations. The North American Free Trade Agreement needed two years. Creation of the World Trade Organization took eight. The Trump administration wants to remake global trade in a matter of months. To secure agreements quickly, the White House has taken a contentious approach ...

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Trump Just Pushed the World Trade Organization Toward Irrelevance

GENEVA — The handsome stone edifice that serves as the headquarters for the World Trade Organization rises like a fortress over Lake Geneva, projecting an air of impregnability. But lately the institution looks vulnerable, sowing worries that global commerce itself may be in jeopardy. As the United States accuses China ...

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