As the Mexican presidential election approaches, Managing Editor Jonathan Tepperman interviews author Robert C. Bonner about President Calderon's successes in the fight against corruption, violence, organized crime, and powerful drug cartels, and the continued progress necessary to establish a peaceful state with strong institutions. If PRI candidate Pena Nieto wins as expected, will he sustain this battle against the drug cartels? How can Washington cooperate with Mexican law enforcement to address the transfer of drugs and money across the border?
Watch former DEA Administrator Bonner discuss Mexico's unique situation with former Mexican foreign secretary Jorge Castaneda in this 2010 Foreign Affairs LIVE.
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