Mexico's Drug Trafficking Organizations: Source and Scope of the Rising Violence

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This report provides background on drug trafficking in Mexico, identifies the major drug trafficking organizations, and analyzes the context, scope, and scale of the violence. It examines current trends of the violence, analyzes prospects for curbing violence in the future, and compares it with violence in Colombia.

Creator(s): Beittel, June S.
Location(s): Mexico
Creation Date: September 7, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Beittel, June S.

Analyst in Latin American Affairs

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: September 7, 2011
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Mexico
Description:

This report provides background on drug trafficking in Mexico, identifies the major drug trafficking organizations, and analyzes the context, scope, and scale of the violence. It examines current trends of the violence, analyzes prospects for curbing violence in the future, and compares it with violence in Colombia.

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37 pages.

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Congressional Research Service Reports
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