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Mexico’s drug war is thought to have killed 50,000 people in just six years, yet, surprisingly, the drug war is not dominating the debate in the upcoming July 1 election.There’s perhaps one key reason for that — there’s nothing to debate. All of the top three campaigns for the July 1st election campaign are all looking to change the country’s tactics — and aim to reduce violence, rather than reduce the drugs trade, the New York Times reports.
Such a move doesn’t conform to US plans, and the candidates know it. The leading candidate Enrique Peña Nieto has said that if he wins, Mexico will not “subordinate to the strategies of other countries”.
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