How Did Mexico Declared War On Drugs

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On the other hand, from 2000 to 2010, both countries faced similar conflicts but each with their own purpose and background. For example, in 2006 Mexico declared war against the 7 Mexican cartels. This war was the first time that Mexico declared war on drugs. In this war, approximately 164,000 people have been a victim of homicide due to drug conflict (Shirk, 2011). In 2007 according to U.S Government estimates, approximately 15,500 metric tons of marijuana and an unknown number of Methamphetamine were produced in 2007 and exported primarily to the United States (Schaefer, Bahney, Riley, 2009). Mexico in this war was experiencing one of the most horrible and bloody wars of its time. Mexico was fighting the drugs cartels that were strongly armed
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