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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the US must take part of the blame for drug-related violence in Mexico.
Speaking as she arrived in Mexico, she said the US's appetite for drugs and its inability to stop arms crossing the border were helping fuel the violence.
People can grow poppies without Afgahanistan and they can grow pot and coc aine without Mexico, again another red herring and an attempt to confuse people about some guns that these people use
Originally posted by Solomons
Well well,finally they admit how much influence the war on drugs has had on mexico.And its from clinton no less! Im not from America but ive been reading how some towns on the border are being affected by the drug cartels,they are heavily armed and it doesnt seem like anyone is doing anything,Obama recently upped the anty or so i heard on last nights speech.What do you think? is this simply political posturing to appease an angry public?
We could easily stop the guns from going south and the Mexican Government could just as easily stop the drugs from coming north.
Originally posted by TheAgentNineteen
President Obama aside, I am honestly offended by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's assertion that WE, the American People, are to blame for Mexico's issues. What a pathetic cop out in an attempt to kiss Calderon's derriere this most certainly is.
[edit on 3-25-2009 by TheAgentNineteen]
Originally posted by nixie_nox
A lot of it goes to Canada too.
Most of the drugs route through Mexico, but I don't know if that means that Mexico itself is providing them.
But if people didn't like it, there wouldn't be a demand.Period.