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A Decade Into Mexico's War on Drugs

Reggie Thompson
Latin America Analyst, Stratfor
Dec 11, 2016 | 14:01 GMT
When it began in 2006, Operation Michoacan signaled the start of a concerted effort by Mexico's government to eradicate organized crime. But a decade in, the country's security prospects don't seem much improved.
(ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

Today marks the 10th anniversary of Operation Michoacan, and to many, the start of Mexico's deadly war on drugs. But a decade later, the country's prospects for security and peace don't seem much better than they did when the massive crackdown on Mexican cartels began in 2006....

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