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New American tariffs on Chinese tires raise concerns about U.S.-China relations and what rising protectionism could mean for the U.S. and global economies.
- Robert Scott is an international economist and director of international programs at the Economic Policy Institute.
- C. Fred Bergsten director of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and author of "China's Rise."
- Albert Keidel senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, former acting manager of the Treasury Department's Asia Office, and an adjunct professor of China's economy at Georgetown University.
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