Leader Development & Education for Sustained Peace Program: Cross-Cultural, Geopolitical & Regional Education

LDESP North America News Update – October 2014

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The focus of the October 2014 edition of the LDESP North America News Update includes articles, reports and analysis regarding the Mexican Drug War, as well as a look at recent news emerging from Mexico and Canada.

What’s Inside

In Review: Mexico’s Drug War

Background: “Mexico’s Drug War,” Council on Foreign Relations

Mexico’s New Drug War Challenge,” Bloomberg

Head Games,” Foreign Policy

43 Missing Students, a Mass Grave and a Suspect: Mexico’s Police,” New York Times

North America News Headlines

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