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New Publication | Hardening the Shield: A Credible Deterrent & Capable Defense for North America
The brief respite from great power conflict in the late 20th and early 21st centuries is over, and the Homeland is no longer a sanctuary. The National Defense Strategy (NDS) concisely articulates a shift in the security environment, away from one dominated by the threat of violent extremism, toward one in which peer adversaries, possessing the capability to generate catastrophic effects globally, are the paramount concern for the United States. These adversaries have developed the capability and intend to hold critical sites in the United States and Canada at risk with conventional strikes.Read the Report
Episode 9: Suspicious Minds? Disinformation and Democracy
Americas 360 is a podcast about the "innumerable ties" among the nations of the Western Hemisphere. Get the inside scoop and the outside perspective on the latest developments from Canada, Latin America, and everywhere in between. Americas 360 is a production of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, with experts from the Argentina Project, Brazil Institute, Canada Institute, Latin American Program, and Mexico Institute.Browse All Episodes
On The Northern Frontier
On the Northern Frontier publication series presents you with research and analysis from Canada Institute staff, fellows, and affiliates created to foster new ideas and outlooks on Canada's role in the world.
USMCA Resource Page
Welcome to the Wilson Center's NAFTA/USMCA Resource Page. The Mexico Institute and the Canada Institute will provide up-to-date coverage as the USMCA ratification process progresses. We invite you to check back frequently for updates to this resource.
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