The inaugural C. Warren Goldring Annual Lecture on Canada-U.S. Relations featured former CIA Director and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, who discussed the decision to either govern by leading or allowing crisis to dictate leadership.
Against the backdrop of the Canadian federal government's commitment to work more closely with the United States, North American business leaders gathered in Calgary at the Woodrow Wilson Forum on Cross-Border Business. The presentations are available here.
In this episode of REWIND, a panel of experts discussed the possibility of America freeing itself from dependence on foreign energy. Afterwards, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Daniel Yergin provided additional commentary on the topic.
The Canada Institute launched a new Occasional Paper Series in January 2006. The inaugural publication by Dwight Mason discusses the challenges Quebec would have had to face in foreign and defense policy had the 1995 referendum led to the province's independence.