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Border walls aren't unheard of, but today they increasingly divide friends, not enemies - Los Angeles Times

Critics of President Trump's orders to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border have called the plan immoral or question the normalcy of building a barrier against a longtime ally with which the U.S. is at peace. It turns out that Trump's move is not so ...and more »

President Bannon's Hugely Destructive First Week in Office - Foreign Policy (blog)

Trump advisor Steve Bannon is seen in the Oval Office before US President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May meet at the White House January 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN ...and more »

Trump Doesn't Really Care If Mexico Pays for the Wall - Fortune

“The Wall”—a mythically impenetrable structure to seal off the southern border with Mexico—was the rallying cry of President Donald Trump's presidential campaign. Chants of “build the wall,” followed by the rhetorical question, “And who's going to ...and more »

Building Trump's wall? Six things to know about the US-Mexico border - CALmatters

The border runs about 1,900 miles from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico. Some sort of barrier—made from concrete, steel mesh and/or barbed wire —currently stands along about a third of it, in areas U.S. Customs and Border Protection deems ...and more »

For Leaders of US Allies, Getting Close to Trump Can Sting - New York Times

LONDON — It had all been going so well. Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain had just left Washington on Friday evening after a tense but successful first visit with President Trump for a 10-hour flight to Ankara, Turkey, for her next awkward ...and more »

What Do Investors Need To Know About Trump's Anti-Mexico Attacks? - Forbes

The first few weeks of 2017 have been marked by a troublesome sequence of events in the arena of U.S.-Mexico relations. Donald Trump is pushing forward with a strident anti-Mexico campaign on Twitter but serious questions remain about whether Trump is ...and more »

The US-Mexico relationship is dangerously on the edge - Washington Post

Arturo Sarukhan was Mexico's ambassador to the United States from 2007 to 2013. Over the past two decades, Mexico and the United States — once distant neighbors — have profoundly transformed their relationship. Driven first by the huge socioeconomic ...and more »

Trump Backlash Turns Mexicans Against Nafta - Bloomberg

The Zocalo, a vast square in the heart of Mexico City, has been a gathering place since the days of the Spanish conquistadors. Walk through it today and you'll encounter, as expected, intense hatred of Donald Trump. But what you'll also find is that ...and more »

Trump causing domestic political problems in Mexico - Deutsche Welle

After provocations from President Donald Trump, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto canceled a scheduled US visit. Although people in Mexico have shown support for the move, the mood in the country is bad. USA Mexiko Donald Trump Besuch ...and more »

Mexico's a great neighbor, but we could turn it into a bad one - Los Angeles Times

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto was a no-show at the White House today. Late last week he scratched his scheduled visit to Washington, D.C., resigned to the fact that President Trump is in no mood to engage with any Mexico other than the one he's ...and more »