US Mexico Futures Forum 2009

US Mexico Futures Forum
USMexBerkeley2009

People button Agenda Briefing

Briefing Book Bibliography

 

Security

O’Neil, Shannon. 2009. The Real War in Mexico: How Democracy Can Defeat the Drug Cartels. Foreign Affairs 88 (4) (July-August).
http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/65155/shannon-oneil/the-real-war-in-mexico

Bremer, Catherine and Mica Rosenberg. 2009. Drug Gangs Are Mexico’s Worst Rights Problem — Obama. Reuters, August 10.
http://www.reuters.com/article/latestCrisis/idUSN10475023

Castañeda, Jorge G. and Kenneth Roth. 2009. Human Rights in Mexico’s Drug War. Washington Post, August 18.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/08/17/AR2009081702757_pf.html

Dresser, Denise. 2009. State of Siege. Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies (Spring): 10-14.
http://clas.berkeley.edu/Publications/newsletters/Spring2009/pdf/BRLAS-Spring2009-Dresser.pdf

The Economist. 2009. How to Stop the Drug Wars: Prohibition Has Failed; Legalisation Is the Least Bad Solution. March 5.
http://www.economist.com/opinion/displaystory.cfm?story_id=13237193

Ellingwood, Ken. 2009. U.S. Shares Blame for Mexico Drug Violence, Clinton Says. Los Angeles Times, March 26.
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-mexico-clinton26-2009mar26,0,2128382.story

Guillermoprieto, Alma. 2009. The Narcovirus. Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies (Spring): 3-9.
http://clas.berkeley.edu/Publications/newsletters/Spring2009/pdf/BRLAS-Spring2009-Guillermoprieto.pdf

Lacey, Marc. 2009. War Without Borders: Mexico’s Drug Traffickers Continue Trade in Prison. New York Times, August 10.
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/11/world/americas/11prisons.html

McCaffrey, Barry. 2008. After Action Report: Visit Mexico, 5-7 December 2008. Air Force Association, December 29.
https://www.afa.org/EdOp/AAR-Mexico2008.pdf

Obama, Barack. 2009. Choosing a Better Future in the Americas. White House, Office of the Press Secretary, April 16.
http://www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/Op-ed-by-President-Barack-Obama-Choosing-a-Better-Future-in-the-Americas/

Washington Post. 2009. Mexico’s Drug War: Why U.S. Funding to Help the Government Should Stay on Schedule. August 13.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/08/12/AR2009081202880.html

White House, Office of the Press Secretary. 2009. Fact Sheet: U.S.–Mexico Discuss New Approach to Bilateral Relationship. April 16.
http://www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/Fact-Sheet-US-Mexico-Discuss-New-Approach-to-Bilateral-Relationship/

Wilkinson, Tracy. 2008. Mexico Under Siege: Drug Crackdown Has Little Effect on Money Laundering. Los Angeles Times, December 22.
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-drug-money-laundering22-2008dec22,0,7541266.story

 

Alternative Energy

Begley, Sharron. 2009. Climate-Change Calculus: Why It Is Even Worse Than We Feared. Newsweek, July 24.
http://www.newsweek.com/id/208164

Broder, John M. 2009.  Climate Change Seen as Threat to U.S. Security. New York Times, August 9.
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/09/science/earth/09climate.html

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.
http://www.copenhagenclimatecouncil.com/get-informed/news/new-study-green-energy-investment-could-deliver-millions-of-jobs.html

Gigaton Throwdown. 2009. Redefining What’s Possible for Clean Energy by 2020, pp 1-11.
http://www.gigatonthrowdown.org/files/Gigaton_EntireReport.pdf

Lagos, Ricardo. 2009. Latin America Should Bet on Energy. Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies (Spring): 38-39.
http://clas.berkeley.edu/Publications/newsletters/Spring2009/pdf/BRLAS-Spring2009-LagosClarin.pdf

Najar, Alberto. 2009. Mexico’s Gamble on Biofuels. BBC News, June 25.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/8090914.stm

Roland-Holst, David and Kahrl, Fredrich. 2008. California Climate Risk and Response: Executive Summary. Next 10, November.
http://next10.org/next10/pdf/report_CCRR/75_01_5%20ClimateRiskandResponseWEB06.pdf

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.
http://climatecongress.ku.dk/pdf/synthesisreport

Shaiken, Harley. 2009. Greener Americas. Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies (Spring): 40-41.
http://clas.berkeley.edu/Publications/newsletters/Spring2009/pdf/BRLAS-Spring2009-Shaiken.pdf

Shaiken, Harley. 2008. Jumpstarting the Americas. Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies (Fall): 2-7.
http://clas.berkeley.edu/Publications/newsletters/Fall2008/pdf/BRLAS-Fall2008-Shaiken.pdf

White House, Office of the Press Secretary. 2009. U.S.–Mexico Announce Bilateral Framework on Clean Energy and Climate Change. April 16.
http://www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/US-Mexico-Announce-Bilateral-Framework-on-Clean-Energy-and-Climate-Change/

 

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.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/congress/2005/030205overclass.pdf

Blanton, Thomas. 2002. The World’s Right to Know. Foreign Policy, no. 131 (July/August): 50-58.
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/Ning/archive/archive/131/blanton.pdf

Bookman, Zachary. 2008. Secrecy Makes a Comeback in Mexico. Los Angeles Times, April 22.
http://articles.latimes.com/2008/apr/22/opinion/oe-bookman22

Coglianese, Cary. 2009. The Transparency President? The Obama Administration and Open Government. Research Paper No. #09-18, University of Pennsylvania Law School.
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1433815

Doyle, Kate. 2003. Forgetting Is Not Justice: Mexico Bares Its Secret Past. World Policy Journal 20 (2) (Summer): 61-72.
http://www.worldpolicy.org/journal/articles/wpj03-2/doyle.pdf

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.
http://clas.berkeley.edu/Publications/newsletters/Fall2008/pdf/BRLAS-Fall2008-Fox.pdf

National Security Archive. 2009. New Attorney General Guidelines on FOIA Released. March 19.
http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/news/20090319/index.htm

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.
Available on Google.com

DeLong, Brad and Edward E. Leamer. Dust-Up: Is Obama’s Stimulus Working? Los Angeles Times, August 19.
http://latimes.com/news/opinion/opinionla/la-oew-leamer-delong19-2009aug19,0,5376420.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.
http://clas.berkeley.edu/Publications/newsletters/Spring2009/pdf/BRLAS-Spring2009-Reich.pdf

Stiglitz, Joseph E. 2009. A Global Recovery for a Global Recession. The Nation, July 13.
http://www.thenation.com/doc/20090713/stiglitz

 

Background

Center for American Progress. 2009. Transcending the Rio Grande: U.S.–Mexico Relations Need to Reach Beyond the Border.
http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2009/04/pdf/mexico_execsumm.pdf

Woodrow Wilson Center International Center for Scholars. 2009. The United States and Mexico: Towards a Strategic Partnership.
http://www.wilsoncenter.org/index.cfm?topic_id=5949&fuseaction=topics.event_summary&event_id=503221