Prof. Julian Ku Quoted in The New York Times on New Development in US Trade War With China

Julian Ku, Maurice A. Deane Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law, Faculty Director of International Programs

DealBook/Business & Policy
China Is Now a Minefield for Western Companies
The New York Times
Oct. 9, 2019

The White House opened a new front in its trade war with China this week by punishing Chinese companies and individuals over their roles in surveilling and detaining Muslim ethnic minorities. The moves come just ahead of a new round of trade talks. …

They’re also new uses of a U.S. tool usually deployed against terrorists. “As far as I know, it was the first time Commerce explicitly cited human rights as a foreign policy interest of the U.S. for purposes of export controls,” Julian Ku, a law professor at Hofstra University, told the NYT.

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