Foreign Policy in Focus

A bimonthly journal focused on U.S. foreign policy Covers a variety of foreign policy issues and topics aimed at government officials, media activists, and academics. Analyzes foreign policy and international affairs, and recommends policy alternatives. C

Articles from Vol. 4, No. 26, October

NAFTA and Environment
Key Points * Free trade poses formidable challenges to the North American environment that require careful monitoring and regulation. * NAFTA's environmental institutions are performing valuable functions but are insufficient to arrest pressures on...
Problems with Current U.S. Policy
Key Problems * NAFTA's trade protections are liable to abuse, threatening deterioration of environmental standards within the region. * Flaws in procedures and programs also impair NAFTA's environmental institutions. * NAFTA's environmental institutions...
Toward a New Foreign Policy
Key Recommendations * The CEC should strengthen its ties with NAFTA's Free Trade Commission and other NAFTA-linked institutions. * BECC and NADBank must refine their citizen access and transparency procedures. The Border XXI Program should move beyond...