200 Years of U.S.-Mexico Bilateral Relations: An Ambassadorial Perspective
Involving nearly every government agency and encompassing collaboration at the federal, state, and local levels, the United States-Mexico bilateral relationship is one of the most complex global partnerships. This makes the stewardship of the relationship complicated and challenging, requiring skillful diplomacy within our countries and across the shared border.
In recognition of the upcoming bicentennial anniversary of diplomatic relations between the United States and Mexico, the Mexico Institute hosted a discussion with former US and Mexican ambassadors on their experiences in the practice of diplomacy and their applicability for the future of the bilateral relationship.
Earl Anthony Wayne
Former Career Ambassador to Afghanistan, Argentina, and Mexico; Distinguished Diplomat in Residence, School of International Service, American University
Miguel E. Basáñez
Advisory Board Member, Mexico Institute, Wilson Center; Former Mexican Ambassador to the United States; Founder & President, Sarukhan + Associates
The Mexico Institute seeks to improve understanding, communication, and cooperation between Mexico and the United States by promoting original research, encouraging public discussion, and proposing policy options for enhancing the bilateral relationship. A binational Advisory Board, chaired by Luis Téllez and Earl Anthony Wayne, oversees the work of the Mexico Institute. Read more
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