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U.S. Braces For Mexican Shift In Drug War Focus

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WAR ON DRUGS
Mexican soldiers stand by the site where three dismembered bodies were found in Acapulco, Mexico, on March 25, 2011. (Pedro PARDO/AFP/Getty Images) | Getty File

MEXICO CITY — The top three contenders for Mexico’s presidency have all promised a major shift in the country’s drug war strategy, placing a higher priority on reducing the violence in Mexico than on using arrests and seizures to block the flow of drugs to the United States.

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