THIS SUNDAY ON WILSON FORUM

March 28, 2013

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Sunday, March 31st, 11:00am (EST)

This Sunday on Wilson Forum  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.  The book offers a first-hand account of how U.S. ambassadors see their own role in this vital relationship. Panelists include John D. Negroponte, Former United States Ambassador to Mexico;  James Jones, Mexico Institute, Advisory Board Member and Chairman, Manatt Jones Global Strategies;  Jeffrey Davidow, Senior Counselor, Cohen Group.

Watch live stream here.

TV Broadcast: Washington, DC and national.


CONTEXT: U.S.-Mexico Relations Through the Eyes of Former Ambassadors (Video)

March 1, 2013

To watch additional interviews with James Jones, Former Ambassador of the United States to Mexico, and Dolia Estévez, author of U.S. Ambassadors to Mexico: The Relationship Through Their Eyes, click here.


TOMORROW: “U.S. Ambassadors to Mexico: The Relationship Through Their Eyes”

February 25, 2013

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Strong response to cartels necessary: Jeffrey Davidow (in Spanish)

December 14, 2010

El Economista, 12/14/2010

El exembajador de Estados Unidos en México, Jeffrey S. Davidow, calificó de positivo que el gobierno mexicano entendiera que para combatir a las organizaciones del crimen organizado era necesaria una acción “fuerte”.

Reconoció la labor que México ha desempeñado en la lucha contra el narcotráfico que, en su opinión, era
necesaria ante el incremento del poder que tenían estas organizaciones y el peligro que esto representaba.

En entrevista, luego de su participación en la Conferencia Baja California en Movimiento. Encuentro de Negocios del Sector de Energía Eólica, expresó que es importante el fortalecimiento que se ha presentado en materia de cooperación bilateral en los últimos años, bajo la certeza de que es una responsabilidad compartida.

Sin embargo, Davidow aceptó que el narcotráfico es algo que va continuar y sólo se puede generar mejores condiciones para evitar que se reproduzca.

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Mexico has high hopes for Obama’s visit

April 14, 2009

Houston Chronicle, 4/14/2009

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When Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton recently visited Mexico City to talk with senior officials, Mexican Foreign Minister Patricia Espinosa hailed “the inauguration of a new bilateral cooperation era.” In the bland language of diplospeak, Espinosa’s remarks were a pointed commentary on the disappointments of the past eight years and her hopes for change in the future. For Mexican officials, President Barack Obama’s visit to Mexico this week offers a new beginning after the missed opportunity of George W. Bush’s presidency.

“Relations weren’t that bad under the Bush administration, but there was a perception of U.S. disengagement from Mexico,” said Andrew Selee, director of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. That’s a perception Obama is striving to change. The new administration has “made it clear that our relationship with Mexico is of the highest priority,” said former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Jeffrey Davidow, now a special adviser to the president.

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