PLUM JOB Or Pain-in-the-Neck?

The posting of United States ambassador to Canada has long been one of the most sought-after positions in the American foreign service.

Mark Iype
Published: Wednesday, 12/17/2008 12:00 am EST

The posting of United States ambassador to Canada has long been one of the most sought-after positions in the American foreign service. But according to some experts on U.S.–Canada relations, that is no longer the case.

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