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Friday, April 1, 2011

Mexico’s Drug Lords Fall, but War Goes On

“With just 18 months left in his six-year term, President Felipe Calderon is desperate to show that his U.S.-backed strategy of sending thousands of soldiers and police to fight the traffickers is working and that his government can calm the storm of gruesome violence that has killed more than 35,000 people and threatens the nation’s stability.” (Washington Post)

The bodies pile up almost as fast as the lies.

FEE Timely Classic

The Drug War’s Assault on Liberty” by Lance Lamberton