Underreported: The Mexican Drug War

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Mexico’s war against drugs has accelerated in recent years—with deadly results. For today’s second Underreported segment, we’ll speak with Ken Ellingwood, a correspondent for the Los Angeles Times based in Mexico City and author of the book Hard Line: Life and Death on the U.S.-Mexico Border. You can read the LA Times's complete coverage of the Mexican drug war here.


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Comments [1]

yourgo from astoria

There is a full out war right next to our southern border.. more people are dying in Mexico than are dying in Iraq. I think its time to conduct a pre-emptive strike on Mexico. No?

Jan. 28 2010 12:11 PM

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