Edited by Xóchitl Bada, Jonathan Fox and Andrew Selee
The Mexico Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars received the Thought Leadership Award from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Mexico at its 12th annual congress in Mexico City, in recognition of research on Mexico’s energy reform debate.
Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Mexican President Calderón and the three presidential candidates. The two governments work closely to fight the War on Drugs; Obama’s administration is hopeful that they will continue to work closely when a new President is elected.
Co-Chairs: Ambassador Andrés Rozental and Professor Peter H. Smithen español
This article is in Spanish. Andrew Selee says that this is a first contact and will serve to set the tone in US-Mexico relations. This article also ran on El-Mexicano.com, ElPorvenir.com, ElSiglodeTorreon.com, and other news outlets.
Prepared for a Congressional Forum on Violence and Firearms Trafficking to Mexico, held on Thursday, June 30, 2011.
Eric Olson discusses Mexico’s future and why it matters for the U.S. on Radio Broadcast (WGBH).
Mexico's security strategy is evolving with a focus on coordination and violence reduction. Although tensions have emerged in the short term, the long term offers a number of prospects for fruitful collaboration between the United States and Mexico in the security arena.