@ Brookings Podcast: Mexico’s Cartel Violence Escalates

August 27, 2010

The horrific massacre of 72 migrants from Central and South America in Mexico is just the latest tragedy to stem from the Mexican drug wars, as the cartels battle over money, markets, territory and trafficking routes. In the @Brookings podcast, Vanda Felbab-Brown looks at the problems of internal governance, law enforcement and border politics that underlie the escalating violence.

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