U.S.-Canada Perimeter Security in 2011 – Council on Foreign Relations

Nearly a decade after the United States and Canada set the early template for cross-border cooperation in the post-9/11 era with the 2001 Smart Border Accords, the two governments finally appear ready to take the next step towards a genuine system of “perimeter security.” The Canadian press is reporting this week that the U.S. and Canada are hoping that President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper will unveil the new border strategy next month.