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Can Donald Trump Deliver On His Threat To Pull Out Of Nafta? Prof. Trachtman Talks To The FT

Joel Trachtman

Donald Trump has revived his threat to pull the US out of the North American Free Trade Agreement in recent days and as officials get ready to gather in Mexico City later this week for round two of the renegotiations now under way, that raises three questions. 

Is this just part of his negotiating strategy? Would he actually do it? Can he really kill Nafta? 

Yes is the easy answer to all three. But there are important caveats and that is not where the discussion should end.

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