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Felipe Calderón

Drug War Politics: Doing Biden's Bidding

Laura Carlsen | Posted 05.06.2012 | World
Laura Carlsen

Vice President Biden landed in Mexico City Sunday for a two-day trip to that country and Honduras. He's left little doubt about his mission: to lock in the regional drug war. His visit comes amid mounting calls to end prohibitionist laws and move away from the military-based drug war.

Mexican Standoff

Dan Rather | Posted 05.30.2011 | World
Dan Rather

According to former Mexican foreign minister Jorge Castañeda, legalizing "drugs in general, and marijuana in particular" would significantly diminish the bloodshed plaguing Mexico.

Mexico Must Implement Justice System Reforms

Monika Kalra Varma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Monika Kalra Varma

No amount of money will make Mexico safe until institutional structures are in place to guarantee that there is civilian control over the military.

Bad Assumptions Guide US Policy on Day of Obama Visit to Mexico

Ted Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ted Lewis

we need an approach that decriminalizes undocumented workers and prioritizes stabilizing Mexican communities as part of a broader program of economic recovery.