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18 April 2009

Vancouver Sun / Canwest News Service / AFP

VANCOUVER — U.S. President Barack Obama's push to crack down on weapons smuggling is an encouraging move that could help British Columbia's war on drugs, according to a political science professor. But others aren't so sure and say Obama's announcement is nothing more than "smoke and mirrors." Last week, Obama backed Mexico's war on its violent drug cartels, calling for a crackdown on weapons trafficking and admitting shared responsibility. Obama said in Mexico... (

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