US Faces Setback in Asia If TPP Trade Deal Doesn’t Pass – Wall Street Journal

President Barack Obama?s troubled Pacific-region trade deal is threatening to become a foreign policy failure in Asia, where the U.S. loaded the accord with strategic significance as a counterweight to the rise of China.

U.S. officials have billed the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership for years as central to a shift of U.S. military and other resources to Asia. Now, with opposition toward the pact mounting on both the right and…

US Faces Setback in Asia If TPP Trade Deal Doesn’t Pass – Wall Street Journal}

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