Thursday, August 09, 2007

Here we go again

U.S. pounces on export surge
. . . U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab this week accused Canada of shipping too much lumber to the United States, and hence violating a bilateral agreement aimed at ending the long-running dispute.
Ms. Schwab launched arbitration hearings, which Canadian officials insist they are confident of winning.
Yeah, well, since when has being wrong ever mattered to the elephant next door?

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