Shannon K. O'Neil

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O'Neil analyzes developments in Latin America and U.S. relations in the region.

Testimony: Next Steps for the Mérida Initiative

by Shannon K. O'Neil Tuesday, June 1, 2010

border patrolOn May 27th, in light of  President Obama’s announcement to dispatch 1,200 more National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, I testified at a joint hearing of the House Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Border, Maritime, and Global Counterterrorism and the Committee on Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere on “U.S.-Mexico Security Cooperation: Next Steps for the Mérida Initiative.” Read more »