International

President Trump’s Space Force Is a Recipe for Wasteful Spending

Militarizing space could open the door to an arms race and excess spending.

Negative News for European Union Bank Failure Board

An audit report criticizes the Single Resolution Mechanism and proposes improvements for the EU banking union.

Participatory Rulemaking in China Needs Even More Effort

Recent revisions to China’s administrative regulations will not guarantee effective public participation.

Should India’s Supreme Court Enforce Regulations?

India’s Supreme Court enforces public interest regulations, but it risks political harm in doing so.

Gender-Inclusive Textbook Plunges France into a Linguistic Battle

Politicians and academics wrestle over gender equality and the future of the French language.

China Implements More Participatory Rulemaking Under Communist Party

New requirements such as notice-and-comment periods and public hearings should improve transparency.

The Unexpected Consequences of Private Regulatory Standards

A globally recognized certifiable standard could correct market failure and improve product quality.

On Immigration, Trump Is No Deregulator

The Trump Administration has significantly increased regulation of immigration—to the nation’s detriment.

The Fight Against the Travel Ban

Federal courts’ blocking of President Trump’s travel bans reaffirms the strength of the American system.

Is There an International Case for Trump’s “One-in-Two-Out” Order?

Comparative study suggests deregulatory policy is stronger as a political symbol than an economic stimulus.

Learning from International Agreements and Domestic Missteps

Scholar argues U.S.-China trade agreements fill regulatory gaps left by both countries.

White House Announces International Development Partnerships

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew leads delegation to U.N. conference on development finance.