Sep 22, 2011

Mexico Drug War Politics: Calderon Appeals For More U.S. Focus On Drug War Amid Fresh Violence

Fox News: "Mexican President Felipe Calderon is using his brief time in New York this week to cry out for greater cooperation from the U.S. in the drug war -- at a time when casualties from that war are being dumped in the streets while the Obama administration's attention is consumed by tumult in the Middle East.

At the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday, Calderon said consumer nations must do more to reduce demand. He directed his criticism squarely at the United States in remarks two days earlier, blaming the violence in Mexico in part on the fact that the U.S. is the world's largest consumer of illegal drugs. "

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