The following is my formal written submission to this process. The document was last updated on Friday, 11-Sep-2009 16:00:52 EDT
I made an earlier submission which was published on 2009-07-20 to get some ideas in early. A link was provided to the HTML version of my submission on this site (last checked Oct 20, 2009).
I also participated in the forums hosted by Nik Nanos (link to comment history). I do not expect this site to be archived long-term, so will attempt to keep copies of commentary stored elsewhere.
The following op-eds and postings were authored in the context of this consultation:
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