Krist has obviously put together a scholarly work displaying a very broad understanding of the 'whys and wherefores' of U.S. trade agreement history. -- Ambassador Michael Smith, retired foreign service officer, former Deputy U.S. Trade Representative I would rate this work as very important and needed. The reader is given a very good understanding of post-World War II policies and the global context in which they have functioned. -- Ambassador Alan Wolff, international trade lawyer, former Deputy U.S. Trade Representative
William Krist is a senior policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. During his career he was an Assistant U.S. Trade Representative, a legislative assistant for both a congressman and a senator, and an advocate for the high-tech industry.
Krist, a former U.S. trade negotiator, provides a useful primer on current world trade rules, structures, and negotiations, from an American perspective. -- Richard N. Cooper * Foreign Affairs * The writing, level of discourse, and material are very accessible for an educated audience. * Choice *