Laura Carlsen

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Laura Carlsen

Foreign Policy In Focus columnist Laura Carlsen is director of the Americas Program for the Center for International Policy in Mexico City.

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Killing Spree on the Border

A real commitment to security must place human life and public safety above all else--no matter which side of the border you're on.

Heart-to-Heart on the Drug War

Mexican families touched by the drug war have brought their Caravan for Peace to the U.S., laying the groundwork for a binational peace movement.

50% of the 99%

Where are women in the global economic crisis and the Occupy response?

The G20 Under the Mexican Presidency

The upcoming G20 summit in Mexico provides new opportunities for civil society to explore alternative answers to the G20s decisions, and to make their voices heard.