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Friday, June 22, 2012

BY THE NUMBERS: Why The Mexican Drug War Should Keep You Awake At Night

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Felipe Calderon sent 50,000 soldiers after the drug cartels when he became president of Mexico in 2006. So far the offensive to root out top drug traffickers, combined with conflicts between cartels over territory, has claimed more than 55,000 lives. Here are some more numbers — drawn from reports including in-depth pieces by Reuters and the New York Times — that show just how scary the conflict is....
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