Mexico has submitted a small but growing number of the more than 35,000 weapons it has seized from drug cartels since December 2006 to the U.S. government for tracing. More than 90 percent came from the United States. Meanwhile, the number of drug-related killings has also climbed.
SOURCE: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; Drug Enforcement Administration; U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement | Graphic by Todd Lindeman and Spencer S. Hsu/Post
For Obama, Calderón, a Meeting of Minds Article | MEXICO CITY, April 16 -- President Obama and his Mexican counterpart, Felipe Calderón, outlined a common approach Thursday to combating drug violence, climate change and trade disputes but appeared to part ways over the urgency of reinstating a U.S. ban on assault weapons.