August 30, 2023 | Foreign Podicy

Mexico Is Going South



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Host Cliff May lived in Mexico in the late 1970s. Back then, there were reasons to believe Mexico was moving in the right direction. That’s no longer the case. Mexico’s narco-cartels are not only growing in power but also making common cause with Chinese Communists. One result: fentanyl-laced drugs are streaming north where they are killing tens of thousands of young Americans annually. Is Beijing’s goal to destabilize Mexico? Does the Biden administration have a Mexico policy? If not, what should that policy be?

Joining us today to discuss: FDD Senior Fellow Emanuele Ottolenghi, who has been studying Latin America for years; and FDD Senior Fellow Craig Singleton, whose main focus is China.


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