A Conversation with Stephen Harper (Audio)

Speaker: Stephen Harper
Presider: Marie-Josée Kravis

Listen to Stephen Harper, prime minister of Canada, discuss priorities for Canadian foreign policy, including climate change, the Americas and NAFTA, security in Afghanistan, and arctic sovereignty.

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Analysis Brief

America's Other Border

The arrest of seventeen people in Canada who allegedly comprise an Islamic terrorist cell raises new questions about homegrown extremism in North America. While Canadians wrestle with their own vulnerability, the arrests prompted U.S. officials to reexamine security on their oft-ignored northern border.

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Task Force Report No. 53

Building a North American Community

North America is vulnerable on several fronts: the region faces terrorist and criminal security threats, increased economic competition from abroad, and uneven economic development at home. In response to these challenges, a trinational, Independent Task Force on the Future of North America has developed a roadmap to promote North American security and advance the well-being of citizens of all three countries. This report is also available in Spanish and French.

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