The Daily Northwestern

Boyd: Chinese president’s power grabs threaten U.S. interests

Ryan Boyd, Columnist

November 10, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The unveiling of the new Politburo Standing Committee on Oct. 25 marked the end of the Communist Party of China’s 19th Party Congress. The Standing Committee is a seven-member body led by President Xi Jinping that sits atop...

Boyd: Trump’s erratic foreign policy diminishes long-term international standing of U.S.

Ryan Boyd, Op-Ed Contributor

October 19, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

President Donald Trump has been erratic, wildly unprofessional and shamefully indifferent to the results of his actions. He’s behaved like a callous neophyte with the intellectual curiosity of a potted plant. These character...

Letter to the Editor: New trade agreement could hurt U.S. companies

October 7, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

The Obama administration is currently negotiating another free trade agreement, which will increase the likelihood of awarding federal contracts to foreign companies located on the Pacific Rim. Countries in Southeast Asia will...