Economic Costs of China’s Anti-Japanese Sentiment

October 25, 2012

As disputes over the Diaoyu-Senkaku Islands persist both China and Japan face huge economic costs. The Chinese government is aware of the need to avoid violent backlash and further breakdown in economic ties with one of its biggest trading partners, but the situation lies in the hands of the...

US- Mexico Security Cooperation

August 02, 2012

Since security concerns are rising, the US and Mexico are continuously looking for a solution to protect their border without disrupting the prospering trade. Protecting Borders in the 21st Century: A look at Mexico – US Security Cooperation Background Covering 2,000 miles of terrain,...

How Mexico’s Drug War is Boosting US Border Economies

August 02, 2012

Marc Frankel points out how Mexican drug war turned the US side of the border into a flourishing region. One could be forgiven for assuming that the violence on Mexico’s northern border has had a devastating effect on the US border towns and cities.  After all, many of those towns lie...