Paul Blustein (Centre for International Governance Innovation) joins to discuss the contentious process of US-China negotiations in the late 1990s that ultimately resulted in China joining the World Trade Organization. Their discussion of his latest book – Schism: China, America, and the Fracturing of the Global Trading System – sets the stage for much of the subsequent challenges that continue to affect the US-China trade relationship today.
- Paul Blustein. 2019. Schism: China, America, and the Fracturing of the Global Trading System. Center for International Governance Innovation.
- Soumaya Keynes. 2019. The trade war did not start with President Donald Trump. A new book suggests it may not end with him either. The Economist, September 27.