Aug 24, 2011
Drug War Bloodshed: Uptick in "Confrontation" Deaths Strikes Disturbing Pattern
InSight Crime: "A troubling new trend is surfacing in Mexico's fight against organized crime: deaths in confrontations between Mexican military personnel and suspected criminals are skyrocketing. The rise could mean many things, none of them good. Deaths in what the Mexican government calls "confrontations and aggressions" rose from 231 in 2007 to 2,099 in 2010 "