Overview for mexico

Drug Cartels Get More Sophisticated

The violence in Mexico related to drug trafficking has continued over the past year, even though it hasn't been in the headlines in the US in recent months. While in some cases there has been a lull in the violence, such as in Ciudad Mier, a small border town that was largely abandoned because of …

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Written by Mark R. Yzaguirre on Tuesday January 3, 2012

Fast and Furious Failure

Over at Huffington Post Canada , Sun News Network producer Miranda Frum points out the many problems with the enforcement of laws against contraband trafficking: The drug war in Mexico is an American war, the only difference being those fighting and those who are dying happen to almost be …

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Written by FrumForum Editors on Friday October 14, 2011

Obama Heads for Foreign Policy Disaster

Despite the domestic focus of these early months of his presidency, Barack Obama thinks of himself as a foreign policy thinker above all, according to those who know him best. His confidence is undiminished by his lack of experience and credentials, and that confidence continues to flourish despite …

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Written by David Frum on Thursday September 17, 2009