American National Security and Economic Relations with by Lawrence R. Aronsen

By Lawrence R. Aronsen

Aronsen attracts on lately declassified records in Ottawa and Washington to supply a reassessment of Canada's unique courting with the U.S. towards this finish, particular new details is supplied approximately Canada's contribution to the construction of the postwar fiscal order from the Bretton Woods contract to GATT. Canada's cooperation used to be rewarded by way of particular financial concessions together with the extension of the Hyde Park contract in 1945, the inclusion of the off-shore purchases clause to the Marshall Plan, and Article II of the NATO Treaty. After the outbreak of the Korean battle, Canada's assets performed an important position within the construction of guns structures for the hot air/atomic strategic doctrine. a number of rules have been followed to facilitate the growth of Canadian security creation, significantly the comfort of laws on expertise move; the encouragement of personal area funding; and the negotiation of long term contracts at above-market costs. in the middle of those unprecendented peacetime advancements Time journal saw that Canada had turn into America's vital Ally.

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