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    Doubts cloud Mexico's war on drugs

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Barack Obama, the US president, has reiterated his administration's support for Mexico's fight against drug traffickers in a phone call to its president.

    Violence along the US-Mexico border has skyrocketed since Felipe Calderon, the president of Mexico, sent government troops to confront the drug cartels.

    Now there is a growing feeling that the military strategy has been counter-productive.

    Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports.

    March 23, 2010