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The US spied on Mexico's leaders? So what else is new?

While France reacted sharply to recent news of NSA eavesdropping on its leaders, Mexico seems relatively unfazed. Over the weekend, newly-leaked documents revealed that the NSA hacked the emails of former Mexican president Felipe Calderon.This, after news that the NSA spied on current Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto while he was campaigning.

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Mexico's drug war bleeds across the border

In recent weeks, much of northern Mexico has been gripped by anarchic violence as President Felipe Calderon takes on powerful drug cartels that use brute force to get what they want. And increasingly, that violence is spilling across into U.S. cities.

Drug violence escalate in Mexico

We talk to two guests who describe extra-judicial attempts to fight the Mexican drug cartels, as people turn to vigilante justice to protect themselves. Both journalists speak about the ongoing violence and attempts to hold it back.