Andrew Selee, director of the Mexico Institute of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

If ever there was a doubt about the closeness of ties between Mexico and the United States the current influenza emergency has surely erased it. It comes on top of a crisis in narco-trafficing and border crime that has dramatically increased bi-lateral security cooperation. Trade issues are not far behind and making NAFTA work as promised is still a major challenge for both nations. Andrew-Selee provides an expert view of a top priority foreign policy concern.