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Carpenter, Ted Galen
The fire next door : Mexico's drug violence and the danger to America / Ted Galen Carpenter
Alternate Title Mexico's drug violence and the danger to America
Washington, D.C. : Cato Institute, ©2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HV5840.M4 C367 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Drug traffic -- Mexico
Drug traffic -- Mexican-American Border Region
Violent crimes -- Mexican-American Border Region
Drug control -- Mexican-American Border Region
Physical Description xiv, 307 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Cast of characters: the Mexican drug cartels and their leaders -- Calderón's war and the surge of casualties -- Carnage in Mexico: the innocent victims -- "Silver or lead?": the sources of the cartel's power -- Mexico: a new failed state? -- Calderón's strategy: a failing grade -- Mexico's corruption and violence: a threat to Americans? -- Washington's own war on the cartels -- Scapegoats and bogus solutions -- Biting the bullet: defunding the cartels

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