Debate over immigration policy in the United States has centered on law enforcement and related legal reforms. Two other factors, however, are key elements of a broader discussion, especially in international forums.
“This type of crime, especially the sensational type, always has a negative effect on tourism,” said Christopher Wilson, a Mexico expert at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.
Christopher Wilson provides commentary on the 20th anniversary of NAFTA
In spite of political differences between the two countries regarding global issues, their relationship has become stronger on a bilateral level since 9/11. Specifically, the greatest progress has been achieved in the field of intelligence.
The purpose of this fact sheet is to shed light on the structure of the criminal organizations operating in Mexico and the United States, as well as to provide background information and analysis on the rapidly evolving nature of organized crime.
Christopher Wilson, Program Associate of the Mexico Institute, comments on Mexican drug cartels on Al Jazeera's program.
Information on the U.S.-Mexico security cooperation, including reports, policy briefs, key headlines and analysis.