lives have been lost to Mexico's raging drug war since January 2007.
people have been killed since 2008 in Ciudad Juarez alone, just 10 miles south of El Paso, Texas.
has been spent by the U.S. to combat its neighbor's drug war since 2007, compared to $365 billion over the same period in Afghanistan.
of crime guns recovered and traced from a sampling of weapons used in Mexico's drug war originated in the U.S.
worth of cocaine, marijuana and heroin have been seized by Mexican authorities since 2006.
is reaped every year by Mexican drug cartels in the course of feeding America's drug habit.
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