George Grayson – Mexico

With the recent prominent arrests of two of Mexico’s most wanted drug kingpins – Ignacio “Nacho” Coronel and a rival known as “La Barbie” – it’s time to return to for an update on Mexico’s still escalating drug war with professor George Grayson of William & Mary’s and an expert on narco-violence in Mexico. Since their last conversation some 6 months ago, the situation along the border has only deteriorated further with the numbers of reported deaths from violence surpassing either of Iraq or Afghanistan. Professor Grayson’s new book is called, Mexico: Narco-Violence and a Failed State.

Original Air Date: 09-15-2010