posted on Apr, 15 2011 @ 10:56 AM
just one more thing to add... if you think this an somebody else problem think again...
National Security: The Defense Department warns that the cartels making Mexico a war zone are operating easily here too. And a secret U.S. report
leaked in Mexico warns of even worse.
“The drug trade is inherently associated with creating instability” and is “often a localized funding source for insurgent and criminal
As for Mexico’s cartels, he [William F. Wechler, deputy assistant secretary of defense, on his testimony last Tuesday to a Senate armed services
subcommittee on emerging global threats] said they operate in Atlanta, Chicago and Detroit. Amazingly enough, that was an understatement.
According to an internal Justice Department report leaked to Mexico’s El Universal this week and available only in Spanish, Mexican drug-trafficking
organizations have affiliates in at least 1,286 U.S. cities, with 143 reporting directly to cartel leaders.
Translating from the El Universal report, InsightCrime.com said the Sinaloa Cartel, run by Mexico’s biggest kingpin, Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman,
operates in 75 U.S. cities
there here... right now... the next dead kid might be yours