It’s been a year since Mexican President Felipe Calderon kicked off a
Fights between drug cartels have cost 4,000 lives in the past 18 months, but security forces claim recent victories in the ‘narco-wars’. This week, Mexican Special Forces captured a suspected senior member of the powerful Sinaloa Drug Cartel.
Sergio Aguayo is Professor of Political Science at El Colegio de México. He’s a leading analyst of human rights and security in
He’s giving a talk today at the
Jerome spoke with Sergio this morning and he explained President Calderon’s motive for using the Mexican army to fight the drug lords…