Southwest Border Violence: Issues in Identifying and Measuring Spillover Violence

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There has been an increase in the level of drug trafficking-related violence within and between the drug trafficking organizations in Mexico. This violence has generated concern among U.S. policy makers that the violence in Mexico might spill over into the United States. This report looks at the nature of the drug trafficking conflict and assessments of how the conflict could spill across the border.

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Creation Date: June 9, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Finklea, Kristin M.

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Krouse, William J.

Specialist in Domestic Security and Crime Policy

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Rosenblum, Marc R.

Specialist in Immigration Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: June 9, 2011
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United States
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Mexico
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There has been an increase in the level of drug trafficking-related violence within and between the drug trafficking organizations in Mexico. This violence has generated concern among U.S. policy makers that the violence in Mexico might spill over into the United States. This report looks at the nature of the drug trafficking conflict and assessments of how the conflict could spill across the border.

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48 pages.

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