Stratfor's 2020 Cartel Report
MIN READJan 24, 2020 | 16:42 GMT
In this episode of Stratfor's Pen and Sword podcast, Chief Security Officer Fred Burton speaks with Vice President of Tactical Analysis Scott Stewart about the 2020 outlook for Mexico's drug cartels. These extremely violent criminal enterprises, which feed an insatiable U.S. appetite for illegal drugs, are responsible for violence and crime that affect Mexico's citizens and economy negatively. In 2019, there was an uptick brazen attacks, including a shootout in the northern state of Coahuila between heavily armed cartel operators and government forces, and general internal and cross-border violence from the cartels seems to be rising.
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