The recent terror attacks in Paris, Beirut, and Sinai are profound tragedies and have massive security and economic consequences around the world. With a broad focus on global issues and deep expertise in key regions, the Wilson Center is uniquely positioned to provide a wide-angle view. In this publication of original essays by Wilson Center experts representing every corner of the globe, we work to give context to breaking news. As the story continues to unfold, our analysts will update this collection with new perspectives on the key emerging issues. In trying times, we hope you find our insights useful.
In the wake of the Paris attacks, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s new government will face challenges to its planned approaches to Canada’s security and foreign policy concerns but will likely stay the course.
Canadian Ambassador to the United States Gary Doer named co-chair of Canada Institute Advisory BoardNov 18, 2015
“Care for the Canada-U.S. relationship is a calling that does not evaporate when you stop being Ambassador,” said Ambassador Doer. “I’m excited to work with this team and use the knowledge I’ve gained over the past years to continue to support success in North America.”
In his book, Two Days in June: John F. Kennedy and the 48 Hours that Made History, author Andrew Cohen makes a case for the power of words and ideas.
Director of the Canada Institute Laura Dawson spoke with C-Span about incoming Canada’s prime minister-elect Justin Trudeau and his Liberal Party’s victory in the country’s 2016 elections and the possible impact of their victory on the United States.
"Trudeau presents an optimistic view of economic growth that embraces new trade agreements and diversification of trading partners, expansion of energy infrastructure, including pipelines, and strong support for clean technology and climate change mitigation," writes Laura Dawson.
Wilson Center Canada Institute Director Laura Dawson analyzes Canada’s surprising election results and provides a profile of new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
The Wilson Center’s newest initiative is focusing on the changing environments at the Earth’s poles. From melting ice to energy production and the daily lives of residents, the Arctic and Antarctic will be receiving increased attention and the Wilson Center’s Polar Initiative will be ahead of the curve on many of those emerging topics. We spoke with David Biette, director of the new initiative, and that discussion provides the focus for this edition of Wilson Center NOW.