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Atlas Of Land Entry Ports On The Us-Mexico Border, Austin Rose, David L. (David Lindsay) Davidson 2010 Western Washington University

Atlas Of Land Entry Ports On The Us-Mexico Border, Austin Rose, David L. (David Lindsay) Davidson

Border Policy Research Institute Publications

This atlas shows the names and locations of all legal land crossing points along the U.S. – Mexico border. Each depicted point is one at which a vehicle can travel by road (or railroad) from U.S. to Mexican soil. There are 52 in all, of which 8 are rail lines, 43 are roadways (24 bridges, 2 dams, and 17 roads), and 1 is a ferry. For record-keeping purposes, USCBP groups the 52 crossings into 26 ports-of-entry (POEs), with data from a set of neighboring crossings aggregated under the name of a “master” POE.


Geographic And Temporal Variations In Freight Costs For U.S. Imports From Canada: Measurement And Analysis, Steven Globerman, Paul Storer 2010 Western Washington University

Geographic And Temporal Variations In Freight Costs For U.S. Imports From Canada: Measurement And Analysis, Steven Globerman, Paul Storer

Border Policy Research Institute Publications

In recent years, private sector managers in both Canada and the United States have expressed concerns about a “thickening” of the Canada-U.S. border with resulting adverse consequences for continued integration of the North American economy and, more specifically, for Canada-U.S. trade. Several factors have been identified as particularly relevant contributors to higher costs associated with bilateral trade. They include more frequent and closer inspection of goods crossing the border owing to stricter health and safety regulations and heightened security against acts of terrorism. The added delays and uncertainties imposed upon commercial shipments, particularly from Canada to the U ...


'Breaking Points,' But No 'Broken' Border: Stakeholders Evaluate Border Issues In The Pacific Northwest Region, Victor A. Konrad 2010 Western Washington University

'Breaking Points,' But No 'Broken' Border: Stakeholders Evaluate Border Issues In The Pacific Northwest Region, Victor A. Konrad

Border Policy Research Institute Publications

At the beginning of the 21st century, as global flows emanate from North America and from all around the world to stream across our continent in every direction, the enhanced border between Canada and the United States of America appears strangely enigmatic. Due to the immense pressure on the one hand to step up security, and the almost equally strong imperative on the other to expedite crossing, the border has been re-invented to enable the rapid crossing of some goods and services, and some people (Konrad and Nicol, 2008; Brunet-Jailly, 2007).


Whti, The Recession, And Cross-Border Travel, Border Policy Research Institute 2010 Western Washington University

Whti, The Recession, And Cross-Border Travel, Border Policy Research Institute

Border Policy Research Institute Publications

A year has passed since final implementation of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI, the so-called passport law), and almost two years have passed since the economic “meltdown” of late 2008. Each of these events would be expected to have an impact on cross-border travel. This article looks at recent cross-border travel trends, seeking to understand the impacts attributable to the two events. While our usual focus is the Canada – US border, trends at the Mexico – US border are also examined here, as the two borders have exhibited differing patterns in recent years, and the differences are instructive.


Atlas Of The Land Entry Ports On The Canada-Us Border, David L. (David Lindsay) Davidson, Bryant Hammond, Kathlleen Mintz 2010 Western Washington University

Atlas Of The Land Entry Ports On The Canada-Us Border, David L. (David Lindsay) Davidson, Bryant Hammond, Kathlleen Mintz

Border Policy Research Institute Publications

This atlas identifies the names and locations of all legal land crossing points along the Canada – U.S. border. We omit portsof-entry that are considered “land” ports by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and/or U.S. Customs and Border Protection (USCBP) but that are actually served by boat (e.g., the ferry landing at Anacortes, WA). Each depicted point is one at which a vehicle can directly travel by road (or railroad) from U.S. to Canadian soil. There are 146 in all, of which 26 are rail lines and 120 are roadways (19 bridges, 1 tunnel, and ...


How Dhs Might Address The Mission Of Trade Facilitation, Border Policy Research Institute 2010 Western Washington University

How Dhs Might Address The Mission Of Trade Facilitation, Border Policy Research Institute

Border Policy Research Institute Publications

In the post-9/11 era, businesses engaged in cross-border commerce have persistently said that “security has trumped trade” to an extent that is damaging to our integrated North American economy. This refrain has grown louder in the aftermath of the deep economic recession that began two years ago. Recent reports from academia, think-tanks, and the private sector have urgently called for new efforts to facilitate crossborder trade in order to preserve our competitiveness within the global economy, and thus preserve our way of life.


The Politic 2010 Winter, The Politic, Inc. 2010 Yale University

The Politic 2010 Winter, The Politic, Inc.

The Politic

No abstract provided.


The Right To Survival In The Democratic People’S Republic Of Korea, Jiyoung SONG 2010 Singapore Management University

The Right To Survival In The Democratic People’S Republic Of Korea, Jiyoung Song

Research Collection School of Social Sciences

For the past decade, the author has examined North Korean primary public documents and concludes that there have been changes of identities and ideas in the public discourse of human rights in the DPRK: from strong post-colonialism to Marxism-Leninism, from there to the creation of Juche as the state ideology and finally 'our style' socialism. This paper explains the background to KIM Jong Il's 'our style' human rights in North Korea: his broader framework, 'our style' socialism, with its two supporting ideational mechanisms, named 'virtuous politics' and 'military-first politics'. It analyses how some of these characteristics have disappeared while ...


American Overreach: Strategic Interests And Millennial Ambitions In The Middle East, Asli Bâli, Aziz Rana 2010 UCLA School of Law

American Overreach: Strategic Interests And Millennial Ambitions In The Middle East, Asli Bâli, Aziz Rana

Cornell Law Faculty Publications

This article argues that American actions in the Middle East designed to advance democracy and/or ‘moderation’ tend to yield perverse outcomes that frustrate the aspirations of local actors while undermining the values purportedly being promoted by the US. In order to explain these contradictions, we emphasise the linkage between policies of democracy promotion and long-standing American commitments both to millennialism and geographical omnipresence. As a result of these policies and geopolitical vision, we argue that ‘democracy promotion’ often devolves into a simple defence of American interest – by producing electoral outcomes intended to strengthen local agents seen as compliant with ...


Border Barometer 2010, Border Policy Research Institute, University of Buffalo Regional Institute 2010 Western Washington University

Border Barometer 2010, Border Policy Research Institute, University Of Buffalo Regional Institute

Border Policy Research Institute Publications

Developed through a partnership of the Border Policy Research Institute of Western Washington University and University at Buffalo Regional Institute, the Border Barometer is a tool that provides a U.S. perspective on northern border performance. It seeks to provide researchers, policymakers and other interested parties with a better understanding of economic conditions and trends along the entire border and at individual ports of entry.


2009 International Mobility & Trade Corridor Project (Imtc) Commercial Vehicle Operations Survey: Final Report, Border Policy Research Institute 2010 Western Washington University

2009 International Mobility & Trade Corridor Project (Imtc) Commercial Vehicle Operations Survey: Final Report, Border Policy Research Institute

Border Policy Research Institute Publications

The 2009 International Mobility & Trade Corridor Project (IMTC) Commercial Vehicle Operations (CVO) Survey took place in June, 2009. This project was identified by IMTC participants in order to periodically evaluate CVO at the Cascade Gateway's three ports-of-entry as a priority for informing regional investment strategies, and to analyze the impacts of changes to road and inspeciton systems.


Arms Control And The New Strategic Concept, Jeffrey D. McCausland 2010 Dickinson College

Arms Control And The New Strategic Concept, Jeffrey D. Mccausland

Faculty and Staff Publications By Year

Thucydides noted in his history of the Peloponnesian Wars that a primary motivator of Athenian foreign policy was “interests”. This remains as true today as it was in ancient Greece. Modern policymakers would all agree that strategy must be consistent with national interests and built on three variables. First, what are the ‘ends’ of a strategy that a nation seeks to accomplish alone or in concert with friends and allies? Second, what are the ‘ways’ or policies that are formulated to move the nation towards a better future? Finally, what are the ‘means’ available to any nation that can be ...


International Idealism Meets Domestic-Criminal-Procedure Realism, Stephanos Bibas, William W. Burke-White 2010 University of Pennsylvania

International Idealism Meets Domestic-Criminal-Procedure Realism, Stephanos Bibas, William W. Burke-White

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

Though international criminal justice has developed into a flourishing judicial system over the last two decades, scholars have neglected institutional design and procedure questions. International criminal-procedure scholarship has developed in isolation from its domestic counterpart but could learn much realism from it. Given its current focus on atrocities like genocide, international criminal law’s main purpose should be not only to inflict retribution, but also to restore wounded communities by bringing the truth to light. The international justice system needs more ideological balance, more stable career paths, and civil-service expertise. It also needs to draw on the domestic experience of ...


The Globalization Of World Politics: Case Studies From Australia, New Zealand And The Asia Pacific, 2009 Selected Works

The Globalization Of World Politics: Case Studies From Australia, New Zealand And The Asia Pacific

Anne Cullen

No abstract provided.


Negotiating Reputational Accountability: The Interfaith Leaders' Summits, Sherrie Steiner 2009 Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Negotiating Reputational Accountability: The Interfaith Leaders' Summits, Sherrie Steiner

Sherrie M Steiner

No abstract provided.


"Who Is My Mother? Family, Nation, Discipleship And Debates On Immigration", Michael Budde 2009 DePaul University

"Who Is My Mother? Family, Nation, Discipleship And Debates On Immigration", Michael Budde

Michael Budde

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Mutual Renewal: On The Relationship Of Human Rights To The Muslim World In Patrick James, Ed., Anthony Chase 2009 Occidental College

Mutual Renewal: On The Relationship Of Human Rights To The Muslim World In Patrick James, Ed., Anthony Chase

Anthony Chase

No abstract provided.


Conteted Heritage In The Ancient City Of Peace, William Feighery 2009 Selected Works

Conteted Heritage In The Ancient City Of Peace, William Feighery

William Feighery

As the imperial capital of thirteen dynasties Xi’an, formerly known as Chang’an (eternal peace), houses a legacy of many of the most important periods of Chinese history and is one of the great archeological centers of the world. This legacy of political and cultural dominance places Xi’an at the forefront of debates on cultural heritage and its role in the evolution of China in the 21st century. Xi’an is currently under a triad of influences from processes of globalization, urban transition and domestic and international tourism. In recent decades and particularly since the dawn on the ...


Latin America And The New Pax Americana, Alejandra Roncallo, Jorge Neff 2009 Bucknell University

Latin America And The New Pax Americana, Alejandra Roncallo, Jorge Neff

Alejandra Roncallo

No abstract provided.


Identity Politics, Cigdem Sirin 2009 University of Texas at El Paso

Identity Politics, Cigdem Sirin

Cigdem V. Sirin

No abstract provided.


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