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EDITORIAL

Republicans in US Congress show welcome signs of pragmatism

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 05:50
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Led by Donald Trump, they have called for deporting millions of Mexican immigrants, launching trade wars against China, and challenging the traditional internationalist policies that have been pursued by Republicans and Democrats since 1945.

HERE is a paradox: On the one hand, the US Republican presidential primaries have become a forum for the most nationalistic, if not xenophobic, figures in the so-called Grand Old Party (GOP).

Led by Donald Trump, they have called for deporting millions of Mexican immigrants, launching