Canada

Foreign Affairs Article

NAFTA's Unfinished Business

Author: Michael Wilson

In 1992, when Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney sat down with Mexican President Carlos Salinas and U.S. President George H. W. Bush to sign the North American Free Trade Agreement, free trade was still a matter of fierce national debate in Canadian politics.

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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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Article

Living on Canada's Oil

Author: Michael A. Levi
Slate

Michael A. Levi argues that a price on carbon would provide the United States energy security and prod the Canadian oil sands industry to clean up its emissions act.

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Audio

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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Council Special Report No. 47

The Canadian Oil Sands

Author: Michael A. Levi

The Canadian oil sands present an important challenge to policymakers: they promise energy security benefits but present climate change problems. Michael A. Levi assesses the energy security and climate change effects of the oil sands and makes recommendations for U.S. policymakers within the context of broader bilateral relations with Canada.

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Interview

Canada's Security Agenda

Rear Admiral David Gardam interviewed by Toni Johnson

Canada's military is managing its role in Afghanistan against new security concerns in the Arctic, and is looking to increase its capacity in an age when other NATO countries are cutting back on spending, says Canadian Rear Admiral David Gardam.

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Must Read

WSJ: Our Agenda for the G-20

Authors: Timothy F. Geithner and Lawrence Summers

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner and Director of the National Economic Council Lawrence Summers take a look at the Obama administration's agenda for the G-20 Summit in Toronto on June 26 and 27.

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