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Nearly 10,000 people in Mexico have died in drug-related violence since January 2007. Who, or what is to blame? Some say it is America's insatiable consumer demand for illicit drugs and the constant flow of our guns, which arm the cartels. Others believe that Mexico's own government is ineffective in controlling the trade of the drug cartels because of rampant corruption in law enforcement in the country.

Should Mexico's government take full responsibility for what goes on within its own borders? Should the very idea of criminalization of drugs be re-examined?

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