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Seguridad y fronteras en Norteamérica. Del TLCAN a la ASPAN

Author(s): Raúl Benítez Manaut | Carlos Rodríguez Ulloa

Journal: Frontera Norte
ISSN 0187-7372

Volume: 18;
Issue: 35;
Start page: 7;
Date: 2006;
Original page

Since September 11, 2001, the proposals of the United States government to Canada and Mexico to collaborate for the security of the country has increase, basically to prevent what they call terrorists from entering their territory. As a first step, the United States signed a smartborder agreements with both countries in 2001 and 2002, as they sought to tighten collaboration on defense. In 2005, a new tri-national treaty was signed, the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America (SPP), marking a moment that seaks to integrate the matters of security and defense, incorporating economic and social elements. This is an issue of debate, because integrationist and nationalist postures are in friction. This essay analizes the advances and the limits of this tri-national cooperation on security.

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