CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 12, 2010
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(Mexico City: Peter Greenberg) Exclusive interview held with Mexican President Felipe Calderon about his drug-fighting operations; scenes shown of him touring an army base and honoring soldiers killed by the cartels, his underground bunker in Mexico City, confiscated weapons; details given about a shootout in Matamoros, where kingpin Tony Tormenta was killed; map shown of the spread of the violence; statistics on murders and tourism cited. [CALDERON – says we lost more than 80 soldiers in this battle against organized crime; states it’s going to take money, time and human lives; says the cartels are fighting each other to preserve their territory; calls for the US to reduce consumption of drugs.] [STRATFOR vice president of intelligence Fred BURTON- says cartels are carrying out executions to show the government and America that they’re responsible for that geography.]
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