Thursday, January 14, 2010

In the end, a judgment upholding any of Mexico’s water claims would increase international attention and give Mexico greater leverage in its relationship with the United States over border management decisions. Given the significance that these decisions have for lives and livelihoods in the border region, it may be worth it for Mexico to take a more oppositional stance and assert its right to equitable treatment at the international level.

--Alfonso Cortez Lara