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Latest update : 2016-11-23

China courts region as Trump pulls back on free trade (part 1)

Is it the end of free trade as we know it? After a campaign where he promised the return of jobs lost abroad, Donald Trump announced that on day one of his presidency he'll scrap the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Will US workers be better off with it or without it? Russia and China, both left out of TPP, see reason to smile. Could this lead to a new era of protectionism or even a trade war?

Click here for PART TWO. 

Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Christopher DAVIS.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Mireya SOLIS

Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Ralph WINNIE JR.

China Director, Eurasian Business Coalition

Linda YUEH

Adjunct Professor of Economics, London Business School

Andre LOESEKRUG-PIETRI

Founder, ACAPITAL Equity Investment Fund

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2017-11-22 Lebanon

Hard bargaining: Lebanon prime minister returns and suspends resignation

Two weeks after he stunned everyone by announcing from Saudi Arabia that he was quitting, Saad Hariri finally returned to Beirut to tender his resignation to the country's...

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2017-11-21 Libya

Enslaved in Libya: What to do about exploited African migrants?

A slave auction - in 2017. The video aired last week on CNN, confirming what had come out in a long string of reports and testimony: that Libyans were preying on sub-Saharan...

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2017-11-20 Germany

Has Merkel still got it? German chancellor weakened as coalition talks collapse

Should the rest of Europe worry? Germany's president called on cooler heads to prevail after he received Angela Merkel the day after coalition talks collapsed. She's still in the...

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2017-11-16 COP23

Clearing the air: How to make Paris climate agreement stick?

The planet's getting warmer, faster; China's carbon emissions are back on the rise; India's capital is blanketed in what feels like record smog; and the United States is not only...

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2017-11-15 Africa

The fall of Mugabe? Zimbabwe military detains president

This time, it finally looks like the end for Robert Mugabe. Zimbabwe's 93-year old president has not spoken since the military moved in overnight and seized key points of the...

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