This article discusses why environmental groups have been slow to fight the border wall.
An article published in Mexican weekly Proceso presents extensive newinformation about "Plan Mexico." The Center for International Policy's Columbia Program presents the article translated into English.
A summit of like-minded North American leaders in Quebec addressed trade, immigration, and security issues.
The United States and Mexico are negotiating a significant aid package to help Mexico fight its drug war. But a “Plan Mexico” faces many hurdles.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon has surprised many with his bold crackdown on drug violence and his ability to push reforms through the legislature.
President Felipe Calderon has shifted the tone of U.S.-Mexico relations. But during Bush's visit he made clear he still seeks comprehensive immigration reform.
Skyrocketing corn prices have implications for the 2007 Farm Bill, U.S. energy policy, trade, and Mexican tortillas.
In the January issue of PS: Political Science and Politics, a symposium addresses the aftermath of the 2006 Mexican presidential elections. Kathleen Bruhn and Kenneth Greene argue that the election was only polarizing at the elite level.
Jorge G. Castaneda, former foreign minister of Mexico and professor of Latin American Studies at New York University, talks about the Latin American leftist wave and the future of Mexico under Felipe Calderon.
Mexican President-elect Felipe Calderon remains dogged by losing candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s assertions he is the “legitimate president.” But Calderon will face much greater challenges once he takes office.
The only concrete measures produced by a yearlong congressional debate on immigration reform have involved border security. But a broader discussion looms on immigration and its role in U.S. economy and culture.
In this report Amnesty International documents how, in Mexico State in May of 2006, authorities refused to allow several women to file criminal complaints and failed to provide them with appropriate medical or psychological attention or to carry out sensitive medical examinations.
With drug-related violence on the rise in Mexico, U.S. and Mexican officials are increasingly clashing over how to wage the country’s intensifying war on drugs.
In a New York Times Op-Ed piece, Jorge G. Castañeda offers a way for Felipe Calderon to ease tensions in Mexico.
Congressman Thomas Tancredo, a four-term Colorado Republican who chairs the 104-member House Immigration Reform Caucus, believes that tough immigration reform is essential to preserve the country's identity.
Marten outlines how U.S. policymakers can deter Russian aggression with robust support for NATO, while reassuring Russia of NATO’s defensive intentions.
Segal offers recommendations for cooperation on issues such as encryption, data localization, and cybersecurity.
Knopf argues that the only remaining path for South Sudan is for an international transitional administration to run the country for a finite period.
The definitive account of the secret war in Laos, which forever changed the CIA from a relatively small spying agency into an organization with vast paramilitary powers. More
CFR President Haass argues for an updated global operating system to address challenges from terrorism to climate change. More
Alden provides an enlightening history of the last four decades of U.S. trade policies and a blueprint for how to keep the United States competitive in a globalized economy. More
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