As in 2005, before the global financial crisis, the new G8 trade deals promote liberalisation at the expense of the poorest
The G8 reiterated their commitment to a stronger multilateral trading system, a swift conclusion to the Doha trade talks in order to drive growth and raised living standards. They sought to create markets, increase trade in services and improve infrastructure and customs to make cross-border trade easier.
By Fareed Zakaria In Syria, we have lofty ends but no one wants to use the means necessary to achieve them. So we are now giving arms to the opposition and hoping this will bring the regime to the negotiating table or force it to strike a deal. But, as Samuel Huntington observed, "military forces are [...]
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