Obama on Canada's bad side: Essay

An essay recently published by an influential Washington-based think tank claims that US President Barack Obama has left Canada-US relations at "their lowest point in decades," the Canadian Press reported. The Foreign Affairs piece, published by the Council on Foreign Relations, cites the delay in the Keystone XL pipeline and disrespect for Canadian military help in Libya and Afghanistan among a long list of wrongs that have put Mr. Obama on the bad side of Canadians. The article was written by former Canadian ambassador to the US Derek Burney, and Fen Hampson, director of Carleton University's Norman Paterson School of International Affairs.

Published: Wednesday, 06/27/2012 12:00 am EDT

An essay recently published by an influential Washington-based think tank claims that US President Barack Obama has left Canada-US relations at "their lowest point in decades," the Canadian Press reported. The Foreign Affairs piece, published by the Council on Foreign Relations, cites the delay in the Keystone XL pipeline and disrespect for Canadian military help in Libya and Afghanistan among a long list of wrongs that have put Mr. Obama on the bad side of Canadians. The article was written by former Canadian ambassador to the US Derek Burney, and Fen Hampson, director of Carleton University's Norman Paterson School of International Affairs.

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