Drezner on Trump on Foreign Policy

At FPUsing the Force in global political economy?

Here’s a fun little project for the commenters:  predict what would happen to the global political economy if, in fact, President Trump seized all of Iraq’s oil rserves and slapped a 25% tariff on Chinese exports.  Hint:  I don’t think it ends well.

Indeed.

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Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter

Comments

  1. James Joyner says:

    Yeah, but I bet respect for America would skyrocket.

  2. HankP says:

    Oh, you and your facts.