They aren’t just about Mexico or drugs anymore.

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They aren’t just about Mexico or drugs anymore.

“Drugs Aren’t a Foreign Policy Problem.” You might think so for all the attention they get. As U.S. officials and

commentators focus on events in Syria, Egypt, and Iran, another violent struggle is taking place much closer to home. The

rise of drug-trafficking organizations (DTOs) in Mexico has fueled crime on both sides of the border and has undermined the

economy of an important trading partner of the United States. – See more at:

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/12/03/think_again_mexican_drug_cartels#sthash.i5rl2sXm.dpuf