The forces of history are challenging Canada's relationship with the U.S. - it's time to make some choices
June 26, 2009
South of the border, Barack Obama is bringing a strategic focus to American foreign policy. An emphasis on multilateralism, a determined effort to refurbish the image of the United States, the pursuit of dialogue with Iran, a reaching out to the Islamic world, reinvigorating negotiations in the Middle East, a renewal of nuclear disarmament with Russia, leadership on climate change—these are all part of the President's new global agenda. Published in the Opinions section of The Globe and Mail, Alan Gotlieb examines the state of current phenomena on Canada's relationship with the United States, paying close attention to the effects U.S. policy changes will have on Canada. The article can be read online at the Globe and Mail's website.