Today’s must read:
Steven Dudley at Insight Crime asks “Is Mexico’s Peña Nieto Moving Toward a New Narco-Reality?“
Meet the new narco war, same as the old narco war:
When he came to power, Peña Nieto promised lower levels of violence, and this week he appealed to the public to judge his policies after one year had passed. Still, we may be getting an early glimpse of how he plans on reaching his goals, which may be trying to please too many people at once and may end up pleasing no one at all.