World Affairs 1914 Revisited? Joseph S. Nye
Geopolitics, Business Intelligence and World News. Geopolitical Intelligence Experts Mexican federal authorities are battling the latest in a series of high-profile examples of the levels of barbarism the country's criminal organizations are willing to reach to make money. As of April 14, 126 bodies have been discovered across several mass graves located in clusters across San Fernando county in Tamaulipas state - near the ranch where authorities discovered 72 cadavers in August 2010. By placing the blame squarely on the shoulders of Los Zetas, however, the government fails on two counts. It has not assumed responsibility for its own lackluster approach to illegal immigration, and, more importantly, the government has offered Los Zetas an unprecedented criminal marketing moment to support what the organization most desires: a monopoly on fear. In today's issue: Iraq’s Ahmed Chalabi Hijacking the ‘Arab Spring’?
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