U.S. - Mexican Relations and an Agenda for Peace and Prosperity in the Western Hemisphere

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Hoover Institution

H.R. McMaster in conversation with Luis Videgaray, Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and the Director of MIT AI Policy for the World Project on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 9:00 AM PT.

In our fourth episode of Battlegrounds, H.R. McMaster and Luis Videgaray consider what the outcome of the Presidential elections mean to U.S.-Mexico relations. They explore opportunities associated with trade, regional diplomacy and security cooperation.




Luis Videgaray is a Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and the Director of MIT AI Policy for the World Project. Prior to coming to MIT, he served as Mexico’s Foreign Minister (2017-2018) and Finance Minister (2012-2016). 


H. R. McMaster is the Fouad and Michelle Ajami Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.  He is also the Bernard and Susan Liautaud Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute and lecturer at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.  He was the 26th assistant to the president for National Security Affairs. Upon graduation from the United States Military Academy in 1984, McMaster served as a commissioned officer in the United States Army for thirty-four years before retiring as a Lieutenant General in June 2018.

Battlegrounds provides a needed forum with leaders from key countries to share their assessment of problem sets and opportunities that have implications for U.S. foreign policy and national security strategy. Each episode features H.R. McMaster in a one-on-one conversation with a senior foreign government leader to allow Americans and partners abroad to understand how the past produced the present and how we might work together to secure a peaceful and prosperous future. “Listening and learning from those who have deep knowledge of our most crucial challenges is the first step in crafting the policies we need to secure peace and prosperity for future generations.”


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