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Will Trump’s tariffs lead to trade war?

Senior Fellow Joshua Meltzer discusses the new steel and aluminum tariffs announced by the Trump administration. Meltzer warns that these tariffs could set a dangerous precedent for other countries to broadly define their economic security interests and lead to retaliatory tariffs, taxes, and trade war.

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