Failed mission raises doubts about Mexican security strategy

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CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — A sloppy operation that failed to nab Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's son - followed by days of changing explanations - has revealed that Mexico's government has no clear security strategy, experts say. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and his security Cabinet have defined their strategy by stating what it is not, according to analysts, saying Mexico is no longer waging a war on drugs or seeking to capture or kill cartel kingpins, as previous governments did. But these words were apparently contradicted by the bungled Oct. 17 mission to capture Ovidio Guzmán in the western city of Culiacan, the Sinaloa Cartel's backyard, which aimed to nab a cartel figure and unleashed violence across the city. When asked to define what
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