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Guest Host: Steve Roberts
Secretary of State Clinton pushes for improved law enforcement and border security with Mexico. The recent Juarez murders of three people connected to the U.S. consulate fueled concerns about escalating drug-related violence. Drug trafficking, border control and U.S.-Mexico relations.
- Michele Kelemen NPR correspondent
- Eric Olson Senior Advisor on US-Mexico Security for the Woodrow Wilson Center's Mexico Institute, coordinates a major binational project on cooperation against organized crime
- Charles Bowden author of "Murder City: Ciudad Juarez and the Global Economy's New Killing Fields," a contributing editor for GQ and Mother Jones
- John Morton assistant secretary, Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement
- Francisco Gonzalez Riordan Roett Associate Professor of Latin American Studies, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
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