On Tuesday, the Obama administration announced that the U.S. would send more federal agents and high-tech equipment to the Mexican border to help fight drug violence. The spiraling drug violence tops Secretary of State Hilary Clinton’s agenda as she heads to Mexico.
Christopher Sabatini, the senior director of policy for the Council of the Americas and an expert on Latin American affairs, joins Martin Savidge to discuss Secretary of State Clinton’s visit to Mexico, whether the newly announced initiative to increase security along the U.S.-Mexico border will help end the drug violence and if talk of Mexico becoming a failed state helps or hurts the situation.
Read more analysis from Worldfocus editorial consultant Peter Eisner: Border fence can’t hide growing challenges in Mexico.
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