ManattJones CEO Speaks to Miami Herald on Clinton’s Mexico Visit
“Clinton Employs Humility”The Miami Herald
March 27, 2009 – ManattJones Global Strategies Chairman and CEO James R. Jones spoke to The Miami Herald about Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s first trip to Latin America as the top U.S. diplomat.
As reported by the newspaper, Clinton took a two-day trip through Mexico, speaking about the drug wars at a high-tech private university in Monterrey. Her trip is part of a conscious public diplomacy effort by the Obama administration to change world opinion of the United States, which dropped after the Iraq War.
In an interview before Clinton arrived in Mexico, Jones, who is a former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, said, ''It seems to me, it starts with tone. The tone should be, the U.S. and Mexican governments have one common enemy, that's organized crime.''
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