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Derek H. Burney and Fen Osler Hampson

The White House's decision last November to delay the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline running from Canada to the United States put campaign tactics above pragmatism and diplomacy. Yet it was hardly the first time the Obama administration has fumbled relations with its northern neighbor, and Ottawa is starting to look to Asia for more reliable economic partners.

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