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McCormick speaks to Associated Press, Reuters about US case against Gen. Cienfuegos

"Following through on prosecuting Cienfuegos would have compromised intelligence gathering and joint military operations for years to come, which is part of the reason why the original arrest was so scandalous," says Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations.

November 19, 2020

McCormick discusses violence in Mexico with Al Jazeera, Reuters

"Everything he (Lopez Obrador) has put into place in terms of security has either been amateur or just very papered over in terms of political rhetoric," says Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations.

July 1, 2020

Jok discusses the link between violence and corruption in the Citizen

"One thing that has not been clearly delineated about violence in South Sudan is the role of corruption as a most insidious driver of the ghastly inequities that have now come to characterize the young state as one of the most unequal societies in Africa," writes Jok Madut Jok, professor of anthropology.

December 18, 2019

Reeher quoted in USA Today article on recent Pensacola shooting

"There are AR-platform guns that shoot legal hunting rounds, from a .308 on down. I don’t know what that would do if we’re thinking of the lethality it provides somebody," says Grant Reeher, professor of political science.

December 13, 2019

McCormick discusses Mexico, drug cartels in Bloomberg, Reuters

According to Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard are anticipated to resist and challenge the designation of Mexican cartels as terrorist groups by the United States.

December 3, 2019

McCormick discusses the violence in Mexico with CNN, Washington Post

A whole series of sort of mid-tier and lower level and smaller kind of up-and-coming, wannabe cartels are trying to set up shop in this terrain," says Gladys McCormick, associate professor of history and Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations. "They're striking deals with each other, with the big players."

November 11, 2019

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