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Mexico crime: Has President Enrique Peña Nieto changed anything?




Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto speaks during a press conference in Central London on June 18, 2013, following the G8 summit in Northern Ireland. Pena Nieto said that he joined G8 leaders in their decleration to crack down on the 'scourge' of illegal tax evasion.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto speaks during a press conference in Central London on June 18, 2013, following the G8 summit in Northern Ireland. Pena Nieto said that he joined G8 leaders in their decleration to crack down on the 'scourge' of illegal tax evasion.
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To Mexico now and its ongoing issues of  violent crime.

In the 2012 presidential election Enrique Peña Nieto pledged no pacts with criminals and a fight against organized crime.

So what happened?

Joining Take Two is Vanda Felbab-Brown. She's a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institute's Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence.

Felbab-Brown authored the paper "Changing the Game or Dropping the Ball? Mexico’s Security and Anti-Crime Strategy under President Enrique Peña Nieto."



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