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Mexico's Strategy

James437 Wrote: Aug 22, 2012 8:47 AM
When their major cash cow is money sent back by illegals and money made on the drug trade, do you really think that their government is going to reform? Centuries of living beside us and they are still no better off than they were a hundred years ago. We need to seal the borders, plain and simple. Initiate Operation Wet Back and enforce the laws on the books about illegals in this country.
Ron4594 Wrote: Aug 22, 2012 9:10 AM
Bring home our service-men and women in Europe, to build the wall and enforce the border.

A few years ago, I wrote about Mexico possibly becoming a failed state because of the effect of the cartels on the country. Mexico may have come close to that, but it stabilized itself and took a different course instead -- one of impressive economic growth in the face of instability. 

Mexican Economics

Discussion of national strategy normally begins with the question of national security....