Eric Olson talks about how the U.S. and Mexico are waging the drug war, and the overall toll of the crisis for “The Situation Room.”
Violence remains high in border areas, and grows in other areas of Mexico. President Calderon continues his plan to go after cartel leaders as critics question the effectiveness of his plan.
What is happening in Costa Rica is similar to what happened in Mexico, said Eric L. Olson, Associate director of the Mexico Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center, a think tank based in Washington DC.This article was originally written in Spanish.
The Border Research Partnership is pleased to announce the winners of the 3rd annual Awards for U.S.-Mexico Cross-Border Cooperation and Innovation, which highlight local and state level collaboration between Mexico and the United States.
The Wilson Center's Eric Olson discusses how the results of Mexico's presidential election will impact the drug wars, the country's changing economic picture and U.S.-Mexico relations on NPR's The Diane Rehm Show.
Topics include Mexico’s judicial reform process, strategies for confronting organized crime, anti-money laundering efforts and security along the U.S.-Mexico border.