Study blames spike in homicide rates on Mexican drug war

April 2, 2015 8:46 PM

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Study blames spike in homicide rates on Mexican drug war

"The results of our study suggest that military interventions in the Mexican drug war increased homicide rates in the short term," researcher Valeria Espinosa claimed.

Increasingly -- as even even some drug policy experts are starting to acknowledge -- evidence suggests the opposite happens. Now, another new study confirms that the military's intervention in the Mexican drug war served to escalate homicide rates and encourage violence, not deter it.

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