US Mexico Futures Forum 2009

US Mexico Futures Forum

People button Agenda Briefing

Briefing Book Bibliography



O’Neil, Shannon. 2009. The Real War in Mexico: How Democracy Can Defeat the Drug Cartels. Foreign Affairs 88 (4) (July-August).

Bremer, Catherine and Mica Rosenberg. 2009. Drug Gangs Are Mexico’s Worst Rights Problem — Obama. Reuters, August 10.

Castañeda, Jorge G. and Kenneth Roth. 2009. Human Rights in Mexico’s Drug War. Washington Post, August 18.

Dresser, Denise. 2009. State of Siege. Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies (Spring): 10-14.

The Economist. 2009. How to Stop the Drug Wars: Prohibition Has Failed; Legalisation Is the Least Bad Solution. March 5.

Ellingwood, Ken. 2009. U.S. Shares Blame for Mexico Drug Violence, Clinton Says. Los Angeles Times, March 26.,0,2128382.story

Guillermoprieto, Alma. 2009. The Narcovirus. Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies (Spring): 3-9.

Lacey, Marc. 2009. War Without Borders: Mexico’s Drug Traffickers Continue Trade in Prison. New York Times, August 10.

McCaffrey, Barry. 2008. After Action Report: Visit Mexico, 5-7 December 2008. Air Force Association, December 29.

Obama, Barack. 2009. Choosing a Better Future in the Americas. White House, Office of the Press Secretary, April 16.

Washington Post. 2009. Mexico’s Drug War: Why U.S. Funding to Help the Government Should Stay on Schedule. August 13.

White House, Office of the Press Secretary. 2009. Fact Sheet: U.S.–Mexico Discuss New Approach to Bilateral Relationship. April 16.

Wilkinson, Tracy. 2008. Mexico Under Siege: Drug Crackdown Has Little Effect on Money Laundering. Los Angeles Times, December 22.,0,7541266.story


Alternative Energy

Begley, Sharron. 2009. Climate-Change Calculus: Why It Is Even Worse Than We Feared. Newsweek, July 24.

Broder, John M. 2009.  Climate Change Seen as Threat to U.S. Security. New York Times, August 9.

Duncan, Alexander. 2009. Meeting with Obama, Mexico’s President Proposes a Joint Emissions-Trading Market. Inside Energy, April 20.

Engel, Ditlev and Daniel M. Kammen. 2009. Green Jobs and the Clean Energy Economy. Copenhagen Climate Council.

Gigaton Throwdown. 2009. Redefining What’s Possible for Clean Energy by 2020, pp 1-11.

Lagos, Ricardo. 2009. Latin America Should Bet on Energy. Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies (Spring): 38-39.

Najar, Alberto. 2009. Mexico’s Gamble on Biofuels. BBC News, June 25.

Roland-Holst, David and Kahrl, Fredrich. 2008. California Climate Risk and Response: Executive Summary. Next 10, November.

Richardson, Katherine, Will Steffen, Hans Joachim Schellnhuber et al. 2009. Synthesis Report from the Climate Change Congress “Global Risks, Challenges and Decisions” held in Copenhagen, March 10-12.

Shaiken, Harley. 2009. Greener Americas. Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies (Spring): 40-41.

Shaiken, Harley. 2008. Jumpstarting the Americas. Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies (Fall): 2-7.

White House, Office of the Press Secretary. 2009. U.S.–Mexico Announce Bilateral Framework on Clean Energy and Climate Change. April 16.


Transparency and Accountability

Blanton, Thomas. 2005. Statement at the Hearing Before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats, and International Reform “Emerging Threats: Overclassification and Pseudo-classification,” Washington DC, March 2: 109-27.

Blanton, Thomas. 2002. The World’s Right to Know. Foreign Policy, no. 131 (July/August): 50-58.

Bookman, Zachary. 2008. Secrecy Makes a Comeback in Mexico. Los Angeles Times, April 22.

Coglianese, Cary. 2009. The Transparency President? The Obama Administration and Open Government. Research Paper No. #09-18, University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Doyle, Kate. 2003. Forgetting Is Not Justice: Mexico Bares Its Secret Past. World Policy Journal 20 (2) (Summer): 61-72.

Fox, Jonathan and Libby Haight. Forthcoming. Mexico’s Transparency Reforms: Theory and Practice. In Mexico’s Democratic Challenges, ed. Jacqueline Peschard and Andrew Selee. Washington, DC: Woodrow Wilson Center Press.

Fox, Jonathan. 2008. Mexico’s Right-to-Know Reforms. Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies (Fall): 32-35.

National Security Archive. 2009. New Attorney General Guidelines on FOIA Released. March 19.

Pardinas, Juan. 2009. Transparency and Accountability in Mexico’s Budget Process. In How to Improve Governance: A New Framework for Analysis and Action, David de Ferranti, Justin Jacinto, Anthony J. Ody and Graeme Ramshaw. Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution.
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DeLong, Brad and Edward E. Leamer. Dust-Up: Is Obama’s Stimulus Working? Los Angeles Times, August 19.,0,5376420.story

Goldman Sachs Global Economics, Commodities and Strategy Research. 2009. Latin America Economic Analyst, no. 09/15 (August 7): 10, 16.

Mejia, Genaro. 2009. Mexican Experts Say Economy Loses 15 Years Due to Crisis. BBC Worldwide Monitoring, May 6. (Originally published on May 4 in El Financiero.)

Reich, Robert. 2009. Structural Problems or Cyclical Downturn? Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies (Spring): 22-26.

Stiglitz, Joseph E. 2009. A Global Recovery for a Global Recession. The Nation, July 13.



Center for American Progress. 2009. Transcending the Rio Grande: U.S.–Mexico Relations Need to Reach Beyond the Border.

Woodrow Wilson Center International Center for Scholars. 2009. The United States and Mexico: Towards a Strategic Partnership.