Study blames spike in homicide rates on Mexican drug war

April 2, 2015 8:46 PM

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"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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