Donald Trump’s New World Disorder

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On his first full working day as President, Donald Trump chose to get things going by signing an executive order withdrawing the United States from the Trans Pacific Partnership, a fledgling free-trade agreement that brought together a dozen Pacific Rim nations, including Australia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, and Vietnam. Future historians may look back on the signing as an event of epochal importance.

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