The NAFTA panic attack

Roberts, Steven V.; Walsh, Kenneth T.
November 1993
U.S. News & World Report;11/22/93, Vol. 115 Issue 20, p22
Discusses the North American Free Trade Agreement and the enormous repercussions it will have for the Clinton White House. What a victory will mean; Symbolic importance that the vote carries for NAFTA's opponents; Undecided lawmakers being deluged with pressure and propaganda; Clinton's deep involvement with lobbying for NAFTA; Some of the more complicated maneuvering in response to Rep. Jay Kim about the impact of illegal immigration.


Related Articles

  • Living with the 43 percent solution. Walsh, Kenneth T. // U.S. News & World Report;11/15/93, Vol. 115 Issue 19, p12 

    Comments on the special deals that the Clinton administration is making to ensure passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Begun negotiating spearate deals with Mexico to protect United States producers of sugar, citrus and other products; White House aides are privately embarrassed...

  • Trading Places. Brainard, Lael // International Economy;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p34 

    Studies the ways that the United States can advance trade liberalization. Substantial risks involved in formulating a trade strategy that satisfies key domestic groups and foreign trade partners; Strategies in dealing with the interests of developing nations; Improvements in negotiations...

  • Meet America's Trade Czar. Barnes, Fred // International Economy;Summer2005, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p6 

    Profiles Bill Thomas, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. Role in the preventing the total collapse of the free trade consensus in the U.S. Congress; Highlights of his congressional trips abroad; Role in trade agreements. INSET: Will the Real Trade Czar Please Stand Up?.

  • 2007's challenges for free trade. Peck, Brian // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);2/19/2007, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p41 

    The article discusses the challenges that will be faced by the U.S. government in 2007 in its pursuit of free-trade agreements. The administration's top trade-related priorities for the first half of the year will be the renewal of trade promotion authority (TPA) and congressional approval of...

  • Fading Faith in Free Trade. Senser, Robert A. // America;7/5/2004, Vol. 191 Issue 1, p13 

    Discusses the changing reality of free trade and the influence of U.S. policy. Division in public opinion about major trade issues, according to a poll conducted in the U.S. in January 2004; Argument of economist Joseph E. Stiglitz that the U.S. has mismanaged the global economy; Questions...

  • Forging New Ties. Trunick, Perry A. // World Trade: WT100;Aug2012, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p7 

    The article examines various issues affecting U.S. trade relations. The U.S. team bound for the 2012 Olympiad wore parade uniforms that were made in China, a country criticized for its monetary and trade policies. The U.S. government, under the leadership of President Barack Obama, is also...

  • US TRADE POLICY IMPACT ON BUSINESS.  // Financial Executive;Nov2011, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p24 

    The article discusses the impact of U.S. trade policies on U.S. businesses and the connection of U.S. jobs with exports. It mentions that the failure of U.S. President Barack Obama's administration to enhance Import-Export Bank authority and send free-trade agreements (FTAs) showed more room for...

  • Congress to Tackle Trade Issues. Ellis, Kristi // DNR: Daily News Record;1/8/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p9 

    The article highlights various trade issues that will be tackled by the Democratic-controlled Congress in the U.S. Industry executives are closely watching which philosophy will prevail in the Congress: free trade or fair trade. Among key issues that the new Congress is expected to tackle...

  • The danger of pointing out NAFTA successes. Rowen, Hobart // Indianapolis Business Journal;8/29/94, Vol. 15 Issue 22, Forefront p11C 

    Explains why the United States' Bill Clinton administration has refused to brag about the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) despite its immense success and the fulfillment of its potential. Concern about alienating anti-NAFTA legislators whose support he needs for health care reform...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics