"Cross-Border Economies: A Blueprint for North American Competitiveness"
By Alan Bersin - William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies
The future emerges from the efforts we undertake today. What we do today, however, more frequently than not stems from an interpretation, right or wrong, of how things occurred in the past and the presumption that the future will be like it. Often this lens renders tomorrow, when it comes around, significantly surprising and unforeseen. In the context of borders, the unpredictability can be particularly striking. . . .