President Donald Trump’s anti-Mexico rhetoric on both the economic and political fronts seems to have been a winning issue for him. His administration’s positioning, however, on NAFTA and immigration has already begun to damage one of our most important relationships. Here, Andrés Rozental — Mexico’s former deputy foreign minister — lays out the dangers a deterioration in U.S.-Mexico relations brings with it and games out his country’s upcoming elections.
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Andrés Rozental was a career diplomat in Mexico for more than 35 years, serving as deputy foreign minister, ambassador to the U.K., and permanent representative of Mexico to the United Nations in Geneva.