On the Radar: August 26, 2011

Romney Sticks With Strategy Despite Perry's Surge
By Charles Babington, Associated Press
Despite a new rival's surge, Mitt Romney is campaigning as though he's still the GOP presidential front-runner, focusing his criticisms on President Barack Obama, taking few risks and keeping most proposals vague enough to leave ample maneuvering room. Read more

U.S. Widens Role In Mexican Fight
By Mark Mazzetti and Ginger Thompson, The New York Times
The Obama administration has expanded its role in Mexico’s fight against organized crime by allowing the Mexican police to stage cross-border drug raids from inside the United States, according to senior administration and military officials. Read more

Posted: Fri, 08/26/2011 - 12:00am