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Mexican Officials Struggle to Quell Violence

In a typical evening in Ciudad Juarez, scores of dead bodies show up on the streets. The killings underscore the recent turn in public opinion against Mexican President Felipe Calderon's U.S.-backed anti-narcotics strategy, as the number of drug-related murders passed 12,000 this July.

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New Strategy Urged in Mexico
Article | MEXICO CITY -- President Felipe Calderón is under growing pressure to overhaul a U.S.-backed anti-narcotics strategy that many political leaders and analysts said is failing amid spectacular drug cartel assaults against the government.

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