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Mexico Institute in the News: Kings of War - Mexican Cartels: Crime or Terrorism?

Whereas high homicide rates are common side-effects of drug conflicts throughout Latin America, Mexico has caught the world’s attention due to the brutality that has come to dominate cartel tactics. Despite the widespread assumption that organized crime belongs to a completely different category of threat, it has become clear that brutal violence in Mexico has many similarities to terrorism tactics. In this analysis of Mexican cartels, Antonio Sampaio cites Eric Olson’s report entitled “Considering New Strategies for Confronting Organized Crime in Mexico.”

Face to Face (PODER)-Mexico Institute in the News

This article is in Spanish. This article in PODER quotes Duncan Wood on US-Mexico relations. • PDF is attached.

Considering New Strategies for Confronting Organized Crime in Mexico

The Mexico Institute presents a new publication on U.S.-Mexico security cooperation by Senior Associate Eric L. Olson that challenges the conventional wisdom about crime and violence in Mexico and suggests new strategies for effectively addressing the security threats posed by organized crime.

Hello 2014: For Mexico, the hard work starts now - Mexico Institute In the News

Duncan Wood and Christopher Wilson authored an article for FT Beyondbrics about Mexico's outlook for 2014.

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