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Mr. Obama Goes to Ottawa

Wednesday, February 18, 2009  |  Americas Quarterly Blog

President Obama’s first official foreign visit to Canada on February 18 hasn’t garnered much attention in the press. Yet Canada is the United States' largest trading partner, strategic energy supplier, and plays a decisive role in the war in Afghanistan. The AQ blog discusses why it maybe the time to start paying attention. ... Read More

NAFTA's Exaggerated Promise for Immigration

Monday, June 30, 2008  |  Americas Quarterly

NAFTA was never intended to serve as a mechanism to regulate the flow of labor. And it failed to meet policymakers' promises of creating sufficient jobs in Mexico. Nevertheless, it has established a framework for trilateral discussions on migration. Read the entire article in the Summer 2008 issue of Americas Quarterly. ... Read More