Unquiet Diplomacy

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September 11, 2001: a series of unprecedented and unthinkable terrorist attacks on the United States. On the job less than six months, former Massachusetts governor and President Bush-appointed ambassador to Canada Paul Cellucci - mindful of the two countries' historic friendship and important economic ties - found himself on the front lines of a dramatic and, at times, explosive new political dynamic. Canada and the US: friends, partners, allies in the new world order. In the wake of the attacks Cellucci worked tirelessly with Canadian and US authorities to stabilize borders and maintain the vital back-and-forth flow of goods and services. As Cellucci reveals in Unquiet Diplomacy, however, his brutally candid and engagingly vivid memoir of his years as United States ambassador to Canada, it was a relationship that over time challenged the cliché of blissful congeniality as the two countries diverged over increasingly contentious issues like missile defense and the invasion of Iraq. In Unquiet Diplomacy Paul Cellucci deals directly and forthrightly with all the issues that both unite and divide Canadians and Americans. Not only is it a fascinating exploration of the unique but complex relationship between two countries that share the longest undefended border in the world, it is a remarkable portrait of a political life amid extraordinary political times.

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Paul Cellucci earned a law degree from Boston College Law School in 1973. In 1970 he graduated from the Boston College School of Management where he served in the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC). He served in the United States Army Reserves from 1970 until 1978, when he was honorably discharged with the rank of captain. Cellucci’s career in government service began in 1970 when he was elected to the Hudson Charter Commission in Massachusetts. He was elected governor of Massachusetts in 1998. In 2001 he was appointed United States ambassador to Canada by President George W. Bush. Cellucci and his wife Jan have two daughters: Kate, a Grade Seven science teacher, and Anne, who works in video production and is married to Calgarian Craig Adams. Paul and Jan Cellucci live in Hudson, Massachusetts.

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Book Description Toronto, ON, Canada: Key Porter Books, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Book Description: On April 17, 2001, at the Citadel in Quebec City, Paul Cellucci presented his credentials as the 20th United States Ambassador to Canada to Governor General Adrienne Clarkson. Since then, Ambassador Paul Cellucci has made his mark on Canada. He has focused on the central elements of the well-established and dynamic U.S. -Canadian relationship. It is the largest trading partnership in the world and it shares the longest undefended border. There have been some very tough times during Celluccis years in Canada and in this book he, in his characteristically open and forthright fashion, addresses all the issues that affect our complex relationship both in terms of trade and foreign affairs. There are the continuing irritants of trade disputes, such as the softwood lumber issue and Canadas reluctance to join forces with the United States in its missile defense plan. His years as a United States ambassador will be remembered as important and transformative ones, unfolding in the shadow of 9/11 and the American-led war on terror. When it comes to the crunch, as Paul Cellucci says, security trumps trade. After the terrorist attacks in the United States of September 11, 2001, Cellucci was heartened by the overwhelming support and sympathy of the Canadian people whom he had learned to respect and understand during his tenure here. As well, while he has worked to expedit border crossings for commercial and passenger traffic, he warns about the common global terrorist threat. He worked directly with Governor Tom Ridge, Director of Homeland Security and Deputy Prime Minister John Manley to create and implement the 30-Point Smart Border Action Plan. In this extraordinary and broad-ranging book, Paul Cellucci deals with all the issues that unite and divide Canadians and Americans. He explains the public diplomacy styleoutspoken and candidthat became his signature as ambassador. It was a style that some Canadians loved and others loved to hate, but which left no one indifferent. About the Author Paul Cellucci's memoir, Unquiet Diplomacy, is remarkable portrait of a political life in an extraordinary political time. September 11, 2001: a series of unprecedented and unthinkable terrorist attacks on the US. On the job less than six months, US Ambassador to Canada Paul Cellucci found himself on the front lines of an explosive new political dynamic, as Canada and the US diverged on issues such as missile defense and the invasion of Iraq. Cellucci's career in government began in 1970 when he was elected to the Hudson Charter Commission in Massachusetts. One year later he won a seat on the Hudson Board of Selectmen and he served on that panel until 1977. In 1976 he was elected to the first of four terms in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. In 1984, Paul Cellucci was elected to the Massachusetts Senate from the Middlesex and Worcester District, and during his third and final Senate term became the Assistant Republican Leader. Paul Cellucci was elected Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts on a ticket with William Weld in November of 1990, and he and Governor Weld were re-elected in November 1994. Paul Cellucci became the Governor of Massachusetts in July of 1997 when William Weld resigned the post. On November 3, 1998, Paul Cellucci was elected the Governor of Massachusetts, where he served until April of 2001, completing 31 years as an elected official in his home state. Ambassador Cellucci received his law degree from Boston College Law School in 1973. In 1970, he graduated from the Boston College School of Management where he served in the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC). He also served in the U.S. Army Reserves from 1970 until 1978, when he was honorably discharged with the rank of Captain. Both natives of Massachusetts, Ambassador Cellucci and his wife, Jan, have two daughters, Kate, a seventh grade science teacher and Anne, who works in video production and is married to Calgarian Craig Adams. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-866855682

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