Daily Archives: September 30, 2010

Here is a short sharp piece from the FP Passport web-site, essentially pointing out that Obama’s foreign policy is a bit of a smoking ruin. I would love to be able to pick it apart. But I can’t really. It’s depressingly accurate. Enjoy – if that’s the word.

Pascal Lamy, the head of the World Trade Organisation, is fond of saying that the predicted surge of protectionism in the wake of the Great Recession never happened. I hope he didn’t speak too soon. Things are getting pretty tense in US-Chinese trade relations. If they get seriously out of hand, the WTO will be handed a massive political problem that will threaten the very future of the organisation. Read more