Mexicans Pay in Blood For America's War on Drugs

Mexicans Pay in Blood For America's War on Drugs

The American news media continues to report the body count in Mexico's "War on Drugs" at more than 50,000 dead.

But Molly Molloy, a researcher at New Mexico State University, tallies more than 100,000 Mexicans killed to wage a war financed and mandated by American authorities and led by Mexican president Felipe Calderón.

The carnage has been so remarkable -- mass executions, beheadings, mutilations, men, women, children -- that the outgoing Calderón has announced he may leave the country lest he become a statistic.

Read the full story about Mexico's drug war.

See additional photos of Mexico's gruesome drug war at "The Cartel War," a blog dedicated to covering the ongoing violence.


The American news media continues to report the body count in Mexico's "War on Drugs" at more than 50,000 dead.

But Molly Molloy, a researcher at New Mexico State University, tallies more than 100,000 Mexicans killed to wage a war financed and mandated by American authorities and led by Mexican president Felipe Calderón.

The carnage has been so remarkable -- mass executions, beheadings, mutilations, men, women, children -- that the outgoing Calderón has announced he may leave the country lest he become a statistic.

Read the full story about Mexico's drug war.

See additional photos of Mexico's gruesome drug war at "The Cartel War," a blog dedicated to covering the ongoing violence.
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