What’s Mexico’s Real Story?

Two Nations Indivisible

Excerpt from Two Nations Indivisible

Is Mexico a growing middle-class juggernaut whose economy can only bolster ours, or a country engulfed by a drug war that threatens U.S. national security? Council on Foreign Relations Latin America analyst Shannon O’Neil argues that this binary understanding of our southern neighbor is not helpful and perhaps even dangerous for both countries. O’Neil visits Zócalo to talk about what the U.S. and Mexico stand to gain from improving their relationship. Below is an excerpt from her book, Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead.

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