Abelardo Rodríguez Sumano is a researcher for the Center for North American Studies at the University of Guadalajara. He has a PhD in International Relations and Comparative Politics from the University of Miami, and a Masters in Latin American Studies from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and is a member of the National System of Researchers of CONACYT (National Council of Science and Technology). His Postgraduate studies were done at the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied International Relations and Latin America. He holds a BA in Political Science and Public Administration from UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico). Among his books are: La urgente seguridad democrática. La relación de México con Estados Unidos (The Urgent Democratic security: Mexico’s relationship with the United States), Taurus, 2008. Co-editor of Atlas de la Seguridad y la Defensa de México 2009, Colectivo de Análisis de la Seguridad con Democracia (The Atlas of the Security and Defense of Mexico 2009, Collective Security Analysis with Democracy, AC, 2009). He has also been published in the Journal of Strategic Security and Homeland Security Affairs. He collaborates with the CIP Americas Program www.americas.org.

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