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Old 11-07-2019, 09:24 AM
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Originally Posted by kanicbird View Post
We say drug cartel for Mexico, and drug gang in the US. It is still part of the same distribution system. The coast guard and border patrol can only also stop a fraction of what's coming in. By the same reasoning is the US also a failed state?
The OPs argument is indeed very incomplete.

Those like the OP insisting that Mexico is a failed state are not taking into account how there is a big middle, one where Mexico is located.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...e_States_Index

Best stable nations:
Switzerland
Norway
Finland

Most fragile ones (or failed as it was the name of the index earlier):
Yemen
Somalia
South Sudan

Mexico does get into the warning area, Brazil is in a worst place BTW.

And thanks in part also with the corrupting nature of the drug war and Trump's corrupted view of corruption, the USA is dropping in the index. Being #12 among the most worsening nations regarding the index.