By Associated Press
The mission involves sending additional Navy warships, surveillance aircraft and special forces teams to nearly double the U.S. counter-narcotics capacity in the Western Hemisphere, with forces operating both in the Caribbean and eastern Pacific.
By Joshua Goodman, Associated Press
Bill Neely of Independent Television News reports on Mexico's continuing violent drug wars after a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent working with Mexican authorities was killed on Tuesday.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon appealed to the Mexican people for help as yet another round of drug gang violence erupted in Mexico this week. Ray Suarez has an update on the volatile situation along the border.
Margaret Warner wraps her reporting series on the complex security picture in Yemen with a look at the drug qat, the cash crop that is depleting the country's water supply.
U.S. and Mexican authorities are investigating the possible drug cartel violence that left two Americans and a Mexican with ties to the U.S. consulate in Juarez dead over the weekend. Gwen Ifill talks to a journalist about the escalating violence…
The Mexican government claimed a major victory in the war against drug cartels: kingpin Arturo Beltran Leyva was killed Thursday in a shoot out with a Mexican navy unit. Global Post correspondent Ioan Grillo reports.
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