Joshua Partlow

Washington Post

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Mexico City Bureau Chief, and former Kabul correspondent, for the Washington Post. He is the author of A Kingdom of Their Own: The Family Karzai and the Afghan Disaster.

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There are 70 homicides a day in Mexico. The country is overrun by gang violence. Its famous tourist destinations are not immune, including Cancún, Cabo San Lucas, Acapulco.

Acapulco, from glamorous resort town to Mexico's murder capital

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Massive protests continued in Mexico over the weekend, seven weeks after they were set off by the disappearance of 43 students.

Mexico Still Embroiled in Protest

Massive protests continued in Mexico over the weekend, seven weeks after they were set off by the disappearance of 43 students.

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In Kabul today, Afghan President Hamid Karzai met with a congressional delegation and then released a statement saying that President Obama's July deadline to start withdrawing troops…

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In Kabul today, Afghan President Hamid Karzai met with a congressional delegation and then released a statement saying that President Obama's July deadline to start withdrawing troops…

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