Tracy Wilkinson

Conflict & Justice

Mexico reconsiders legalizing drugs

Earlier this month, former Mexican president Vicente Fox wrote that Mexico should consider legalizing drugs and current president Felipe Calderon has called for a debate on the idea. Tracy Wilkinson of the Los Angeles Times, speaks with us.

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.