On the heels of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s visit to the United States, Energy & Environment Program Associate Director Mihaela Carstei joins CTV to discuss the Keystone Pipeline project that would transport tar sands oil from Canada and the northern United States to refineries in the Gulf coast of Texas.
The Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East is pleased to release a new issue brief, "Jordan's Electoral Environment and Prospects for Change." Deputy director Danya Greenfield evaluates the current political climate in Jordan ahead of parliamentary elections on January 23rd, and offers insight as to why elections will not ameliorate the growing political and economic frustration among its citizens. Greenfield also offers recommendations for Jordan and the United States to usher the country through turbulent times to a more stable and democratic future.
The issue brief was launched at the January 17 event "Jordan on the Eve of Elections: Stability, Protest, or Reform."
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