How Mexicans Feel About US Aid in Drug War

Over the last few days, there has been growing speculation about the United States implementing a plan to deal with drug trafficking in Mexico, which is similar to the one that was used in Colombia during the 1980s. Do you think Mexico needs direct support from the U.S. in order to fight drug traffickers?

Yes 58%
No 37%
Not sure 5%

Do you agree or disagree with each of these proposals?

Agree Disagree
Mexican law enforcement officers and
soldiers being trained by the U.S.
69% 30%
Mexico receiving funds from the
U.S. to fight drug traffickers
27% 71%
Allowing U.S. troops to enter
Mexico to fight drug traffickers
22% 77%

Source: Milenio
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 500 Mexican adults, conducted on Jun. 16, 2007. Margin of error is 4.5 per cent.

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