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  • Targets of Trump Tariffs Say U.S. Consumers Will Get Pinched - South Korean and Chinese companies hit back at Trump’s new tariffs, saying U.S. consumers will be hurt by higher prices and companies will be diminished by hurting their global competitiveness.

  • As U.S. Fires Trade Shot at China, Multinationals Caught in Crossfire - Marriott and other foreign companies are reeling under China’s increasingly prickly nationalism; now they face the grim prospects of getting caught in the middle of escalating trade tensions.

  • TPP Members Reach Agreement on Trade Pact - Negotiators from 11 Pacific Rim nations have agreed on a Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, a year after President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the talks.

  • As Turkey Invades, Kurds See Betrayal Once Again - Turkey’s military offensive is reminding Kurds in both Syria and Iraq how disposable they are to regional and global powers, especially now that their help is no longer needed in the campaign to topple Islamic State.

  • Qatar Alleges Attacks on Currency - Qatar alleges that rival Gulf countries, including the U.A.E. and Saudi Arabia, have waged attacks on its currency through “blatant, unlawful market manipulation,” according to letters sent by Qatar’s Central Bank to regulators.

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