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I'd suggest reading: http://www.airpower.au.af.mil/apjinternational/apj-s/2009/3t...

Mexico is a needed stop into the US. From that article, "Due to U.S. interdiction successes in the Caribbean during the 1990s, Mexico has now become the single most important way-station for cocaine and heroin produced in the Andes, and is itself a major producer of marijuana and methamphetamines. The permeability of the U.S.-Mexican border allows for easy transit into the United States, and Mexico’s share of the drug trade has grown steadily over the past 15 years."

IMO, whenever you have as much poverty as Mexico, but a very wealthy neighbor, this can be a possibility.




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