PBS NewsHour

Targeting Cartel Leaders Is Key to Mexico's Drug War Offense

Clip: 10/09/2012 | 5m 17s

For Mexican President Felipe Calderon, the fall of Herbito Lazcano is part of a larger strategy to injure drug cartels' operations by targeting their leaders. Judy Woodruff talks to Reuters News Agency's Simon Gardner for more on how this success plays into the larger goals for curbing drug-related violence in Mexico.

Aired: 10/09/12

Rating: NR

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