Perry's suggestion to send U.S. troops south riles Mexican officials
October 3rd, 2011
10:02 PM ET
3 years ago

Perry's suggestion to send U.S. troops south riles Mexican officials

(CNN) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry's suggestion that the United States may send troops to fight Mexican drug cartels riled officials and spurred debate from analysts on both sides of the border Monday.

Mexico's top representative in the United States rejected the idea, which the Republican presidential candidate mentioned at a New Hampshire campaign stop Saturday.

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