President Felipe Calderón

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In 2006, President Felipe Calderón implemented a strategy to combat drug trafficking activities which amounted to fighting fire with fire. What was the result of this strategy?

A decrease in the violence associated with drug trafficking activities.

The disarticulation of the main DTOs in Mexico.

A factionalization of the main DTOs, resulting in an escalation of narcoviolence.

An decrease in the production and distribution of narcotics into the U.S.

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