Mexico becomes world’s second-deadliest war zone

Article CAIRCO note: 
Trump is right.
Article author: 
Glen Barber
Article publisher: 
Denver Post
Article date: 
10 May 2017
Article category: 
National News
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Mexico has surpassed Iraq and Afghanistan to become the world’s second-most deadly conflict zone after Syria, according to a study of wars around the globe.

That level of bloodshed was all the more surprising, because “Mexico is a conflict marked by the absence of artillery, tanks or combat aviation,” IISS director general John Chipman said in remarks at the survey’s launch in London on Tuesday. Virtually all of those deaths were caused by small arms ...