Two Crucial Issues for the Three Amigos Summit

Ted Lewis
Tuesday, February 18, 2014

When President Barack Obama, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto meet at a summit in Mexico next week, the three North American leaders should tackle a number of critically important and interrelated issues facing their peoples, including reconsidering economic policies that contribute to dangerously skewed income inequality throughout North America, and the need to intelligently disengage from the failing drug war.

Unfortunately, the track record of eight previous "three amigos" summits since 2005 has rarely been one of candor or politically courageous action.