North America Events

U.S. Counter-Insurgency in the Philippines: Lessons for Iraq?

March 08, 2005 // 5:00pm7:00pm
Canada Institute
Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow Brian McAllister Linn presented his research, which drew parallels between the challenges the U.S. military forces confronted in the Philippines at the beginning of the 20th century and those they are encountering in Iraq presently.
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Security and Sovereignty: Renewing NORAD

March 07, 2005 // 8:00am11:00pm
Canada Institute
The launch of Security and Sovereignty: Renewing NORAD, the third issue of the Canada Institute's One Issue, Two Voices publication series was accompanied by a discussion that provided relevant analysis of the current issues surrounding NORAD renewal, the recent events in the ballistic missile defense (BMD) debate, and U.S.-Canadian defense relations.

Revisiting Canada's Contribution to Resolving the Iranian Hostage Crisis

March 01, 2005 // 1:00am3:30pm
Middle East Program
The Canada Institute and the Middle East Program hosted a conference to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal Award to Ken Taylor, the former Canadian ambassador to Iran. Taylor received the medal for his role in providing safe haven to six Americans during the crisis and planning their successful evacuation from Iran.

Minority Government in Canada

February 22, 2005 // 8:30am10:00am
Canada Institute
With the first minority government in more than 25 years, a new generation of Canadians is dealing with the implications of this situation for policy debates and activities regarding electoral reform, health care, U.S.-Canada relations, global warming, national defense, and trade. Participants discussed the constraints and opportunities posed by minority government in Canada.

The Future of the American Economy Series: The Dollar and Destiny

February 22, 2005 // 8:00am10:30am
Program on America and the Global Economy
Robert Z. Aliber, Wilson Center Fellow and a Professor of International Economics and Finance at the Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago (emeritus)Paul Blustein, International Economics and Trade Reporter, The Washington Post

Slavery and the Making of America

February 09, 2005 // 11:00pm
United States Studies

NAFTA and the Future of North America

February 07, 2005 // 8:30am3:00pm
Canada Institute
Panelists discussed issues of governance, economic development, and labor movements since the signing of NAFTA, noting the extent to which national expectations have been met, and, in particular, the way in which laborers in the three NAFTA countries will benefit from future negotiations.

105th American Assembly on "U.S.-Canada Relations"

February 02, 2005 // 11:00pm
Canada Institute
The 105th American Assembly entitled "U.S.-Canada Relations" brought participants together for three days in small groups for intensive, structured discussions to examine the concerns and challenges of the bi-national relationship.

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