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I published the following CFR expert brief on the U.S.-Mexico summit this week.
The surprise announcement of President Felipe Calderón’s trip to Washington is a chance to right a teetering relationship. On March 2-3, the Mexican president will meet with U.S. President Barack Obama, Speaker of the House John Boehner, and members of the U.S. business community. This trip could prove an important turning point in U.S.-Mexico relations. It will, assuredly, be a defining test of Calderón’s statesmanship.
I was interviewed by Globo TV’s “Sem Fronteiras” about strategies to fight crime and drug violence across some of Latin America’s largest cities. Read more »
On 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 »
On May 14th I was a panelist at a Woodrow Wilson Center Mexico Institute event that examined President Calderón’s state visit to Washington. We discussed Mexico’s recovery from the economic crisis, challenges facing political and judicial reforms, and prospects for U.S.-Mexico relations. Read more »
Latin America’s Moment looks at economic, political, and social issues and trends throughout the Western Hemisphere.