A Mexican marine stands by the body of a gunman after shots were exchanged in the city of Culiacan on Feb. 7, 2017. The Sinaloa state prosecutor's office said the men attacked the marines, leaving one of them dead. (Rashide Frias/Associated Press)
War On Drugs

In Ongoing Drug War, US-Trained Mexican Troops go Unpunished for Human Rights Violations

When pursuing their various “wars” on drugs and “wars” on terror, the U.S. and the governments it supports in these “wars” are apt to overlook human rights abuses committed by the militaries and police forces upon which they rely. A new report details how this has played out in the Mexican military.