Mexico's Drug War and America

Although thousands of drug-related killings have occurred in the border town of Ciudad Juárez each of the past few years, the recent murders of an American consulate worker and her husband seemed to amplify the gravity of Mexico's ongoing drug-fueled warfare. While some may reflect upon the recent spate of violence gripping Mexico as emblematic of her gross inability to contain the increasingly violent drug cartels operating within her borders, doing so would constitute a grave miscalculation. In this period of conflict, the United States should reaffirm its commitment to the underlying tenets of the Merida Initiative and increase its support for the efforts of Mexican President Felipe Calderón in taking the fight to Mexico's drug cartels and simultaneously attacking corruption within the ranks of his government.
Full article at American Thinker