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

Categories: Colombia,Crime/Justice,Drug Trafficking,Mexico

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R41576.pdf

Describes the major organizations, how the “landscape” has been altered by fragmentation, and analyzes the scope and scale of the violence.  Also analyzes prospects for curbing violence in the future and compares the situation with that in Colombia.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists