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Trump’s Protectionist Racket
By imposing global tariffs on steel and aluminum, Donald Trump has chosen the most provocative of the protectionist options offered by the US Commerce Department. Will China join Canada and the European Union and threaten to retaliate, and can anyone gain from a full blown trade war?