Stratfor: NAFTA and the Future of Canada, Mexico and the United States

by Marc Lanthemann, a geopolitical analyst at Stratfor. The 20th anniversary of NAFTA’s implementation on Jan. 1 has revived some of the perennial arguments that have surrounded the bloc since its inception. The general consensus has been that the trade deal was a mixed bag, a generally positive yet disappointing economic experiment.

U.S., Canada and Mexico: After the Great Recession

Written by Jillian Friesen The Great Recession of 2008-2009 left the world scrambling to catch up to prior levels of growth and employment.  In it’s most recent report, McKinsey&Company tries to figure out the behavior patterns of Mexican consumers.  This was summarized in a GEI News article.   The McKinsey found indicated how Mexican consumers …

Dealing with Territorial Claims in a Thawing Arctic

by Ricardo Cornejo, GEI Associate Santa Claus’s days of reigning over a sovereign and independent North Pole are ceasing to exist as temperatures in the Arctic Circle warm up and the natural resource, land grab by surrounding countries nears. Danish explorers set sail once again on the quest of scientific and geological evidence to back …