Violence in Central America and the War on Drugs

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Mexico's infamous drug cartels are being driven into Central America, where the homicide rate now leads the world. What is the US doing to stop the demand for heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine?  Why are Central American leaders calling for legalization? Also, Syrian President Assad's forces are in control of a shattered neighborhood of Homs after rebels retreat, and the sudden death of Andrew Breitbart. We look back at his style and his influence on political dialogue.

Banner image: An assault rifle, semiautomatic pistols, ammo and other stuff seized in the arrest of ten alleged members of the drug cartel 'Los Zetas', are presented to the press in Monterrey, Mexico, on February 9, 2012. Photo by Julio Cesar Aguilar/AFP/Getty Images