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Cartels at war : Mexico's drug-fueled violence and the threat to U.S. national security

Author: Paul Rexton Kan
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Now in its sixth year, the conflict in Mexico is a mosaic of several wars occurring at once: cartels battle one another, cartels suffer violence within their own organizations, cartels fight against the Mexican state, cartels and gangs wage war against the Mexican people, and gangs combat gangs. The war has killed more than 60,000 people since President Felipe Calderón began cracking down on the cartels in December  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Rexton Kan
ISBN: 9781597977074 1597977071 9781597978057 1597978051
OCLC Number: 795759568
Description: xiv, 193 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The outbreak: the wars begin --
The "warriors": cartels and how they fight --
The "battlefields": geography of violence and trafficking --
The spread: the effects on the United States --
The "guardians": law enforcement and the judiciary --
The harbingers: possible outcomes --
Finding the end: recommendations and responses.
Responsibility: Paul Rexton Kan ; foreword by Barry R. McCaffrey.
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Paul Rexton Kan demonstrates that the ongoing war in Mexico, now in its sixth year, is a mosaic war, with several wars occurring at once: cartels battle each other, cartels suffer violence within  Read more...

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