Why Trump’s economic protectionism won’t make America great again, Medium, 7 December 2018

Assistant Professor of Social Sciences (Political Science) Kim Dong Jung wrote a commentary for Chatham House (published on Medium) arguing against the United States’ current protectionist trade policies against China. He argues that for Great Powers, such as the United States, their security is best served by pursuing policies that maximizes its power, including economic power, relative to other states. A country that distances itself from free trade and diminishes its specialized trading relationships in order to defend uncompetitive industries will will diminish its overall economic efficiency.

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