Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala discusses a recent border patrol shooting at the Mexican border

Kal Raustiala offers his opinion on the delicate diplomatic relations between the US and Mexico in light of recent border violence.

Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala discusses a recent border patrol shooting at the Mexican border

U.S. Border. (Photo: © 2007 qbac07.) Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.0 License.

Excerpt from USA Today article by Associated Press:

“ 'Ultimately, the politics of the wider U.S.-Mexico relationship are going to play a much bigger role than the law,' said Kal Raustiala, professor of law and director of the Burkle Center for International Relations at UCLA. 'The interests are just too high on both sides to let outrage from Mexico, which is totally understandable, determine the outcome here.' "

To view the original article, click here.