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Mexico’s Salinas Calls for Continued Attack on Drug Cartels

Mexico’s former President Carlos Salinas de Gortari said the country must carry on current leader Felipe Calderon’s fight against drug cartels beyond his administration and that Mexico shouldn’t legalize drugs alone.

“President Calderon’s strategy has been brave,” Salinas, who was president from 1988 until 1994, said in an interview yesterday in Mexico City. “Any government has to continue a decided and frontal attack against all cartels.”