Over the last several years, hawkish politicians in the United States have argued that we are too dependent for a number of important products on adversarial countries like China. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, those arguments have significantly intensified, particularly with respect to products like pharmaceuticals and medical supplies.
Press release: Protectionism Won’t Protect American Access to Pharmaceuticals 
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- “Protectionism Won’t Protect American Access to Pharmaceuticals”: https://www.rstreet.org/2020/06/10/protectionism-wont-protect-american-access-to-pharmaceuticals/
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