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Pedro Aspe

Distinguished Visiting Fellow
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Pedro Aspe is a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution. 

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A Better Way Than Tariffs To Improve America's Trade Picture

by George P. Shultz, Pedro Aspevia CNN
Friday, June 1, 2018

We have repeatedly heard from President Trump that the United States' main trading partners are taking advantage of the country. Trump administration advisers have argued that trade deals result in trade deficits that have weakened the US economy. Trade adviser Peter Navarro has gone even further than that.

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The Failed War On Drugs

by George P. Shultz, Pedro Aspevia The New York Times
Sunday, December 31, 2017

The war on drugs in the United States has been a failure that has ruined lives, filled prisons and cost a fortune. It started during the Nixon administration with the idea that, because drugs are bad for people, they should be difficult to obtain. As a result, it became a war on supply.

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Nafta Needs An Update, Not Repeal

by George P. Shultz, Pedro Aspevia The New York Times
Sunday, October 15, 2017

Canada, Mexico and the United States belong to a North American neighborhood, and all three countries benefit from being strong and prosperous.