The United States often gets overcome by collective madness as election time approaches.
<i>President Obama has just started a campaign sprint for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. This controversial trade liberalization project complicates Hillary Clinton’s electoral strategy ... and Stephen Harper’s.</i>
A key element of the legacy that Barack Obama wants to leave in foreign politics is the [Read more]
On Feb. 26, President Obama vetoed the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Congress has rejected the executive branch’s decision for various reasons. This has consequences domestically, as well as toward relations between the U.S. and Canada, and to a lesser extent, between the U.S. and Mexico.
Not many presidents are remembered for their having been staunch friends of Canada, anyway.
The presence of clearly defined national foreign trade and economic priorities helps officials.