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Five Myths About Mexico

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As President Barack Obama meets today with his counterpart, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, he is navigating one of America’s broadest and most complex bilateral relationships. In this op-ed for...

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Obama Heads to Mexico

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When President Obama arrives in Mexico this week he will face almost two completely different governments when it comes to discussing security and economic relations. In an op-ed that I...

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Mexico's Transformation, and My Own

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In anticipation of my talk next Tuesday in Los Angeles, I wrote the following piece for Zocalo’s Public Square: As my plane touched down at Benito Juárez airport in early...

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Launching Two Nations Indivisible

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Last night I discussed my new book, Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead, with Chris Sabatini, Senior Director of Policy at the Americas Society/ Council of...

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Announcing Release of Two Nations Indivisible

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Dear friends, I’m excited to announce that Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead is now available from Oxford University Press. As many of you know,...

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Is Our Relationship With Mexico at the Crossroads?

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This past Monday I spoke with Jim Zirin on Digital Age about Mexico’s growing middle class, security situation, and latest telecommunication reform. You can watch the interview here or below....

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A Seamless North American Market

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The Council on Foreign Relations released a new policy innovation memorandum today by American University professor Bob Pastor. The paper, “Shortcut to U.S. Economic Competitiveness: A Seamless North American Market,”...

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Mexico Makes It

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Four tons of cocaine confiscated by U.S. authorities off the California coast; 35 bodies dumped by the side of a busy Veracruz highway in broad daylight; an attack by gunmen...

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U.S. Exports Depend on Mexico

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Surprising to many Americans is the importance of the United States’ trade with Mexico. While Asia captures the headlines, U.S. exports to Mexico are double those to China, and second...

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What to Watch in 2013: U.S. Policy Toward Latin America

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2013 could be an interesting year for U.S. policy toward the region. Up first will likely be U.S. immigration reform. The outpouring of support from Latino voters in the November...

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