• Is There a Problem in Canada-U.S. Relations?

    • October 26, 2011

    This post first appeared on the CIC’s Roundtable blog at opencanada.org. When they met in Washington last February, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and President Barack Obama announced a “new long-term partnership” between Canada and the U.S., which would “accelerate the legitimate flows of people and goods between both countries, while strengthening security and economic competitiveness.”

  • Canada Pulls More than its Weight in NATO

    • October 25, 2011

    Published in the Ottawa Citizen,October 25, 2011 For much of NATO’s history, the term “burden-sharing” sent Canadian officials scrambling for cover. Coined during the long standoff with the Soviet Union, the term encapsulated a complex debate over who was, and was not, pulling their weight within the alliance. This was defined in terms of putting