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The CPTPP: (Almost) One Year Later

By Jack Caporal & Jonathan Lesh — Nearly one year after its entry into force, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has yielded a mixed bag of benefits to its 11 signatories. Trade flows have boomed between some…

From TPP to CPTPP

By Matthew P. Goodman — Today in Santiago, Chile, 11 Asia-Pacific countries signed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), a multilateral free trade agreement formerly known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Notwithstanding U.S. withdrawal from TPP early…

A Pacific Arc of Instability?

By Ben Schaare Though the Pacific Islands are envisaged as idyllic paradises insulated from high politics, many are facing internal troubles that could see the region become a new “arc of instability” for Australia, New Zealand, and the United States…