WEB Notes: Consider that. Consider the US is paying their proxy armies to fight in Syria. If this was not so, Mexico would be number one on the list. Why are there no calls from the global community for “humanitarian efforts” in Mexico? I hear of zero, yet they had the most deaths due to conflict in the entire world aside from Syria. When one realizes Mexico is already a part of the global financial system then you realize why there are no calls for “humanitarian intervention” as they are perfectly set, in the bankers court.
It was the second deadliest conflict in the world last year, but it hardly registered in the international headlines.
As Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan dominated the news agenda, Mexico’s drug wars claimed 23,000 lives during 2016 — second only to Syria, where 50,000 people died as a result of the civil war.
“This is all the more surprising, considering that the conflict deaths [in Mexico] are nearly all attributable to small arms,” said John Chipman, chief executive and director-general of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), which issued its annual survey of armed conflict on Tuesday.
“The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan claimed 17,000 and 16,000 lives respectively in 2016, although in lethality they were surpassed by conflicts in Mexico and Central America, which have received much less attention from the media and the international community,” said Anastasia Voronkova, the editor of the survey.