Spectator.co.uk | 3/25/2009 12:00:00 AM
Mexico is the new Colombia?
Mar 25 -- That seems to be the message from the Obama administration anyway. Mind you, that was the message from the Bush administration too as the War on Drugs - so successful in Colombia and, for that matter, Afghanistan - was expanded to Mexico.
The administration will spend $700 million this year and more in the future on a wide variety of bilateral security programs, including improving cross-border interdiction efforts, upgrading intelligence-gathering methods and establishing corruption-resistant police agencies and courts.
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