In light of recent desperate measures taken by vigilantes and armed self-defense groups in rural Mexico, a new book, Building Resilient Communities in Mexico: Civic Responses to Crime and Violence, provides timely analysis of constructive responses from Mexican society to fight crime and violence. Here is what the authors had to say.
David Rusk, a former mayor of Albuquerque, joins us for a look at his book, “Cities without Suburbs.” Blair Ruble joins the discussion. Christopher Wilson discusses the newly released “The State of the Border Report."
A panel of experts, including R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director of Drug Control Policy at the White House, discusses reforming current policies combating illegal drugs in the United States and Latin America.
Three former U.S. ambassadors to Mexico sit down with author and journalist Dolia Estévez to discuss her latest book, U.S. Ambassadors to Mexico: The Relationship Through Their Eyes.
A discussion of America’s borders with Wilson Center’s Canada Institute David Biette and Christopher Wilson, an associate with the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute.
Three undocumented students from Georgetown's Hoyas for Immigrant Rights group discuss the current challenges, including limited access to education, healthcare, and financial opportunities, that immigrant college students face in the U.S. today.
Nancy Sherman explores the psychological and moral burdens borne by those in the U.S. military. Eric Olson discusses the legacy of Hugo Chavez on Venezuela and Latin America.
Eric Olson, associate director of the Wilson Center's Mexico Institute; Bruce Hoffman, director of the Center for Security Studies at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service.
The security challenge drug cartels pose to both Mexico and the United States is deadlier than most Americans realize, says former Congressman Lee Hamilton. It is time we as a country recognized our contributions to our southern neighbor's security challenges and in cooperation with Mexico jointly address them.