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Mexico Institute in the News: Is Mexico City Safe from Drug Cartel War -- Or the Next Target?

Jan 17, 2012
Mexico City used to be perceived as a crime-ridden place people wanted to move away from. Now it is perceived as a safe haven from the drug war, with a growing fear that it will not remain that way.

Taiwan to Hold Pivotal Elections on January 14

Jan 17, 2012
A commentary on the January 14 elections in Taiwan by East Asia Program Associate Bryce Wakefield.

Will Obama Move Help Small Businesses?

Jan 17, 2012
Small business is not to be trifled with. President Barack Obama's announcement last week of a proposal to temporarily elevate the Small Business Administration to Cabinet rank is a move in the right direction.

The Endgame Behind the Iranian Nuclear-Scientist Assassinations

Jan 12, 2012
The United States and Israel say they weren’t behind the killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist Wednesday—the fourth such attack in two years—but it’s clear as much heat is being applied to Iran as is possible short of war, writes Public Policy Scholar Michael Adler.