During a TV interview, part of a blitz of interviews by Mexican President Felipe Calderón, the leader said his government’s success in fighting drug cartels depended on the capacity of the police, El Proceso reported
. “It depends on a critical factor,” he said, “the day that we have state police who are capable of confronting, like the Armed Forces do now, the criminals. I mean if a group of six or seven trucks with armed men appear you need a group that is capable of reacting and defeating those six or seven trucks. So this could take a year, two years or five years. It depends on what we politicians do.”
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