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US attorneys general meet with Mexican counterpart on drug issue

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Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam listens to a reporter's question during a press conference, on February 13, 2013, in Acapulco, Guerrero State, Mexico. AFP/AFP/Getty Images

Yesterday, Mexico's new Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam met with the attorneys general of five western U.S. states. At issue: tackling the drug and human trafficking that flows between the two countries.

For a look at the whether this cooperation will stem the tide of crime and violence, we're joined by Ioan Grillo, a journalist based in Mexico City and the author of , "El Narco: Inside Mexico's Criminal Insurgency."

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