Mexico

Situation Report

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A runoff likely in Afg., but election a signal of smoother relations; Hagel to send destroyers to Asia; LT says: "your soldiers will amaze you;" and a bit more. 

Gordon Lubold with Nathaniel Sobel |

Situation Report

FP's Situation Report: A runoff likely, but election a signal of smoother relations

Hagel to send destroyers to Asia; Today he's in Beijing; Reciprocation problems with China; LT says: "your soldiers will amaze you;" and a bit more.  

Gordon Lubold with Nathaniel Sobel |

Argument

Head Games

Mexico’s president promised a new approach to the drug wars. So why is he still going after big fish?

Evelyn Krache Morris |

Argument

Adiós, El Chapo

The good news is that Mexico's biggest drug kingpin has been arrested. The bad news is that it will trigger new violence on both sides of the border and do little to stem the flow of cocaine.

Douglas Farah |

Argument

Mexico on the Brink

Mexican society is reeling from an epidemic of organized crime. But now it faces another challenge: taking its economy to the next level.

Shannon K. O'Neil |

Dispatch

Vanished

In 2011, Israel Arenas Durán disappeared in northern Mexico. Why can't the government find him -- and the thousands of others who've gone missing in the country's drug war?

Nik Steinberg |

Report

Ragged Edges

The U.S. slammed shut a border crossing to Mexico after 9/11, isolating and starving a village on the other side. The passage reopened in 2013, but stark divisions remain.

Anna Badkhen |

Argument

Crude Awakening

How the opening of Mexico's state oil monopoly could spell the end of Keystone XL.

Robert Collier |

Report

Mexico’s Global Gusher

Why a historic energy reform will be felt from Brazil to China.

Keith Johnson |

Think Again

Think Again: Mexican Drug Cartels

They aren't just about Mexico or drugs anymore.

Evelyn Krache Morris |

David Rothkopf

Mr. President, We Can Handle the Truth

Why it's time for the White House to get ahead of the NSA scandal.

David Rothkopf |

Argument

Peso Me Mucho

Why Mexico is the new darling of emerging markets.

Michael Moran |

Feature

Make Them Eat Cake

How America is exporting its obesity epidemic.

John Norris |

Letters

The United States of Tacos

It's Americans, not Mexicans, who are responsible for the rise of margaritas and moles north of the border.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

Argument

China's New Backyard

Does Washington realize how deeply Beijing has planted a flag in Latin America?

R. Evan Ellis |

Argument

Neighbors in Arms

How U.S. guns are turning Central America into one of the most dangerous places in the world.

Colby Goodman |

Argument

The Mexico Bubble

Is President Enrique Peña Nieto about to fall to Earth?

John M. Ackerman |

Dispatch

Blow Back

Sorry, Washington. If, after 30 years, Colombia can't win the war on drugs, no one can.

Jonah Engle |

Slide Show

The World's Most Controversial Walmarts

The big box behemoth might be a global force for good, but expansion doesn't make everyone happy.

Colin Daileda |

Think Again

Think Again: Immigration

After Republicans' election-year drubbing, the United States has an historic opportunity to fix its broken immigration system. And the arguments against reform simply don't hold up anymore.

Shannon O’Neil |

Argument

Rainbow Coalition

A gay rights revolution is sweeping across the Americas. It's time for Washington to catch up.

J. Lester Feder |

Argument

Mexico's False Dawn

Don't believe all the rosy news about Mexico's rise -- this emerging economy is still stuck emerging.

Larry Kaplow |

Dispatch

The New Border: Illegal Immigration’s Shifting Frontier

As the net flow of immigrants from Mexico nears zero, violent and impoverished Central American countries have emerged as the fastest-rising source of illegal immigrants to the U.S.

Sebastian Rotella |

Argument

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

When the leaders of Mexico and the United States meet for the first time, they'll have a chance to make real progress on issues that have been stalled for decades.

Peter Hakim |

In Other Words

A Father's Secret…

And his journalist son's search for the truth.

Scott C. Johnson |

Argument

These 7 Countries

The rise of China and India has long since become a cliche. In fact, neither country has done all that well since the crash of 2008 -- but these emerging powerhouses have cleaned up.

Joshua E. Keating |

Slide Show

Murder Most Foul

The world's 10 deadliest cities.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

Argument

The Return of the Mexican Dinosaur

Mexico's pretty-boy president is more dangerous than he looks.

John M. Ackerman |

Argument

Mexico's Bright Light

Even as the country around it sinks into a morass of drug-fueled crime, Mexico City has remained surprisingly safe.

Larry Kaplow |

Slide Show

Mexico's Bloody Future

Mexico will elect a new president on July 1, but the violent war on (and between) the drug cartels that President Felipe Calderón began in 2006 shows no signs of diminishing.

Lilian Timmermann |