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North America Security

Mexico court ruling hints at marijuana policy change

A historic ruling by Mexico’s Supreme Court regarding marijuana use could act as precedent to spur an about-face in Mexico’s drug policy. On November 4th, Mexico’s Supreme Court voted to

International Security

Gangs undermine confidence in Mexican-Chinese trade

Recent trade agreements and legislative action in Mexico and China create a positive outlook for both economies. The strength of Mexican gangs, however, threatens to undermine confidence in bilateral trade

North America Security

Peña Nieto Policies to Change Mexican-US War on Drugs

The War on Drugs has resulted in thousands of deaths. Enrique Peña Nieto has announced a new strategy for Mexico focusing on civilian protection. Since the 1980s, when the United