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How Will the 116th Congress Drive the Conversation?

Published on January 11, 2019 in Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. The results of the 2018 United States midterm elections altered the power dynamic in Washington by…

Evaluating the 2018 U.S. Midterms with Sarah Goldfeder and Laura Dawson

On today’s Global Exchange Podcast, CGAI Vice President Colin Robertson sits down with CGAI Fellow Sarah Goldfeder and CGAI Advisory Council Member Laura Dawson to discuss last week’s midterm election…

It Ain’t Over if Trump’s Not Winning: The USMCA Scoreboard

Published on November 1, 2018. Click here to read the original. Part of trade negotiations, at least between and among democracies, is post-agreement positioning. Usually, a balance is sought between…

The Neglected Crisis: Myanmar’s Rohingya

Originally published September 2017 for the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. Click here to read the original. The Neglected Crisis: Myanmar’s Rohingya The plight of the Rohingya is nothing new. In…

Beyond NAFTA – Advantage U.S. Economy

Written by Sarah Goldfeder for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original.  While most engaged observers in Canada have been watching the NAFTA renegotiations the way we watch hockey—with an eye…

The Great Divergence: North America’s Trade Policies

Written by Sarah Goldfeder for the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. Click here to read the original. Introduction The United States and Canada are operating from diametrically opposed playbooks on global…

The Neglected Crisis: Myanmar’s Rohingya

By Sarah Goldfeder for the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. Click here to read the original. The plight of the Rohingya is nothing new. In a country of 135 recognized ethnic…

Getting to Yes: Why Fast Track Matters

Written by Sarah Goldfeder for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. Multilateral trade negotiations are like a game of Jenga whereby the usual caution of “Nothing is decided…

US NAFTA position: more than a tweak, less than do-over

Originally published in Policy Options Magazine. Click here to read the original. As promised, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) issued a 17-page report Monday on Washington’s negotiating goals…

Staying Calm Under Threat of a Trade War

By Sarah Goldfeder for Ipolitics. Click here to read the original. About that ‘charm offensive’ … Beginning in Wisconsin weeks ago, the Trump administration fired a series of shots across the bow at Canada.…