Currently, President Peña Nieto and his entourage are being presented with an opportunity to redeem themselves. If they manage to get a good deal throughout this turmoil, they have the opportunity to mend Mexico’s international image–as well as their own.
With the world watching the new U.S.-Mexico relationship, Mexico has an opportunity.
It will take much more than “xenophobia, irresponsibility and total disregard for facts” to derail the neighbors’ relationship, the former Mexican ambassador to Washington writes.
This article takes a historical and theoretical approach to the application of paradiplomacy to foreign policy, citing examples such as Scotland, Catalonia and Quebec.
Can public diplomacy help bridge the gap between reality and perceptions? Learn more from the latest installment of CPD Monitor.
Read Ambassador Sarukhan's thoughts on the two countries' strategic relationship.
The U.S.-Mexico partnership faces serious challenges, not the least of which is the disconnect between each nation's public perception and reality.