Law and Justice
Since 9/11, many have asked questions about the conflict between civil rights and counter-terrorism actions. Whether it's the government's detention policy (Guantánamo Bay), targeted killings (sometimes of American citizens) using unmanned drones, or domestic surveillance, Brookings experts are taking a hard look at the issues.
Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto (L) shakes hands with U.S. President Barack Obama after arriving to attend the North American Leaders' Summit in Toluca near Mexico City (REUTERS/Henry Romero).
U.S.-Mexico Presidential Summit: From Empathy To Security Cooperation Specifics
January 5, 2015, Vanda Felbab-Brown
When Enrique Peña Nieto meets on January 6 with Barack Obama, the Mexican president should, as a minimum, be able to count on empathy from the U.S. president. But Vanda Felbab-Brown also argues that White House empathy with Peña Nieto’s plight needs to be translated into a joint emphasis on adjusting and improving ineffective anti-crime policies in order to reduce violence and lessen corruption.
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In the latest Brookings Essay, Stuart Taylor, Jr. collects the divergent views of four prominent experts to help frame the debate over the future of the NSA in the post-Snowden era.
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