Jorge Chabat

Professor of International Studies, Center for Research and Teaching in Economics

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Professor of International Studies at the Center for Research and Teaching on Economics in Mexico City and an expert on drug trafficking and national security

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President Felipe Calderón admits that his war on drug traffic is in trouble, and that Mexico's criminal gangs "want to replace the state."

Is Mexico Becoming a 'Failed State?'

President Felipe Calderón admits that his war on drug traffic is in trouble, and that Mexico's criminal gangs "want to replace the state."

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Five thousand people have been killed this year in Mexico's drug wars, twice the number of last year.

Is Mexico Losing Its War against Drugs?

Five thousand people have been killed this year in Mexico's drug wars, twice the number of last year.

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The Mexican government has released some astonishing figures.

Mexico's Drug War: Mi Guerra Es Su Guerra

The Mexican government has released some astonishing figures.

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