Article From: "By Robert A. Blecker, American University"   Read full article

The Trump administration is plowing ahead with plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement(NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico, with talks set to begin on Aug. 16.

Having made restoring the United States’ manufacturing might a cornerstone of his “America first” nationalism, Trump seems to think that obtaining what he believes would be a better “deal” with our two closest neighbors will accomplish that goal.

Unfortunately, renegotiating NAFTA – especially as planned by Trump’s…