Obama's Arrival Sets North American Integration Adrift

NAFTA leaders have serious work to do if they are to get continental co-operation back on track

Jeff Davis
Published: Wednesday, 08/05/2009 12:00 am EDT

U.S. President Barack Obama officially takes his place as one of the so-called Three Amigos during the North American leaders' summit in Mexico this weekend. Yet he will be joining a trilateral alliance that has been in a state of virtual hibernation since his predecessor, George W. Bush, left the scene.

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