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Top State Department diplomat for Asia talks trade, China’s growing pains




For a deeper dive into what’s at stake for the U.S., both at home and internationally, Larry talks with the State Department’s top diplomat for Asia, Danny Russel (L).
For a deeper dive into what’s at stake for the U.S., both at home and internationally, Larry talks with the State Department’s top diplomat for Asia, Danny Russel (L).
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Trade has been a significant issue in this year’s presidential election, particularly for candidates Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump, who’ve been hitting hard what they see as the negatives of international trade deals for the American working class.

For a deeper dive into what’s at stake for the U.S., both at home and internationally, Larry talks with the State Department’s top diplomat for Asia, Danny Russel. From China, to trade and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Los Angeles and the Pacific Rim play a big role in how the U.S. approaches all of those issues.

Guest:

Daniel Russel, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs