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Mexican Drug War Gets More Fierce

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posted on May, 18 2011 @ 11:34 AM
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Only a matter of time before they get their hands on a 'ol surplus BRDM or V-100 series. Probably would have been cheaper than this thing and all around better.




posted on May, 18 2011 @ 11:41 AM
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One year ago I had another thread... "The Pentagon has a Plan"
They do have a plan and they have had one for a very long time... I'll copy/paste the relevant portion of that thread here... but something to keep in mind... one year ago I was writing about what if's??? everything I detailed then has come to pass...


Many years ago, Ronald Reagan's defense minister Casper Weinberger wrote a book called "The Next War", a series of scenarios of future international conflicts. In one script, the U.S. is forced to invade Mexico because the drug cartels had seized the presidency and presented a national security threat to Washington. This scenario is still operative at the Pentagon and has become a crowbar to beat Mexico into submission.

What does Washington want from Mexico? On the security side, the U.S. seeks total control of Mexico's security apparatus. With the creation of NORCOM (the North Command) designed to protect the U.S. landmass from terrorist attack, Mexico is designated North America's southern security perimeter and U.S. military aircraft now has carte blanche to penetrate Mexican airspace. Moreover, the North American Security and Prosperity Agreement (ASPAN in its Mexican initials) seeks to integrate the security apparatuses of the three NAFTA nations under Washington's command. Now the Merida Initiative signed by Bush II and Calderon in early 2007 allows for the emplacement of armed U.S. security agents - the FBI, the DEA, the CIA, and ICE - on Mexican soil and contractors like the former Blackwater cannot be far behind. Wars are fought for juicy government contracts and $1.3 billion in Merida moneys are going directly to U.S. defense contractors - forget about the Mexican middleman.

On the energy side (the "prosperity" euphemized in the ASPAN), the designated target is, of course, the privatization of PEMEX, Mexico's nationalized oil industry, with a particular eye out for risk contracts on deep sea drilling in the Gulf of Mexico utilizing technology only the EXXONs of this world possess.


ASPAN, NORCOM, the Merida Initiative have all come to pass... in fact we now have a new US intelligence agency operating in Mexico City (The Office of Bi-National Intelligence) those agents who were ambushed and killed a few months back were delving weapons to this new Intel field office...

friends, it's only going to get nastier from here on ...
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posted on May, 18 2011 @ 11:48 AM
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Right out of Tom Clancy's Clear and Present Danger. Though I would hope we have more cojones as to the way that book ended.

Hope you're feeling better today
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posted on May, 18 2011 @ 12:02 PM
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For those asking why nothing is getting done about this:

1. the 2008 collapse was said to have been partially caused by the "hot drug money" in the markets (it makes up a sizeable portion as the financial industry provides thousands of ways to launder) "yanking the chain" so to speak and letting the governments of the world know that too much immigration reform or extra enforcement will result in things they DO NOT have the capability to deal with.

2. As has been pointed out the US government "benefits" off of all sides of this.... now this might be hard to understand by some but consider this: Government agencies measure their success in getting MORE FUNDING EACH YEAR... that's it ! they do not measure success by actual stuff accomplished or having as much coming in as going out.... they are successful if they find SOME WAY TO GET MORE BUDGET!!
This is a major failing of our system.... and as we've seen at the state and local level getting them to focus on revenue will just result in WORSE issues (hence why many metro police agencies no longer investigate property crime but write tickets at a break neck pace

3. Corporations benefit off of WAR not peace... especially nasty little insurgencies where someone (doesn't matter who) shells out cash to upgrade the duly elected governments forces.... at which point with some clever accidental releases of information you can actually ARM THE ENEMY .... and this allows you to send EVEN MORE to the government .... some of which again gets hit by the enemy.

4. This is why smedley butler et al said the things they did about war being a racket and tried to bring our attention to the fascist creep which is now a full on SPRINT towards a Corpgov kleptocracy type situation.

5. GUN control: Well it didn't work or so the NRA will tell you BUt the reality is it allowed even more restrictions to be put quietly in place including MORE ammunition regulation.

6. Punishing those that value self reliance: It is no coincidence that border regions usually house self reliant people who do not WANT OR NEED the government in their daily lives..... Obviously this state of affairs cannot be TOLERATED! The obvious way to do this is to CREATE through various means a threat. Then once the threat is created Tie the hands of those that would prefer to deal with the issue themselves and take away the little protection they did acquiesce and deal with being in their area. Then you arm the other side while draining any and all resources etc possible from the border regions....
After that they wait.... It's only a matter of time before many are plain driven away (which is good for the covert affairs divisions of our government because then they dont have to work so hard to hide their involvement in now deserted areas.) Then you wait for the outcry from a people so tired of having people kidnapped and property destroyed and etc..... and then you IGNORE them for awhile.... a year or three should do... (recognize the playbook yet?)

7. SOLUTION: Now you offer up a "solution" as to what this will be I don't care to guess because it could still go any direction.



posted on May, 18 2011 @ 04:15 PM
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Mexico as a Third World country--which it is for most--could not survive without the drug billions flowing into the country.

That is why their government and our government aren't really too interested in stopping that stuff. Absolutely everybody is on the take in Mexico, everybody. And up here...?



posted on May, 18 2011 @ 04:22 PM
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Originally posted by Aliensun
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Mexico as a Third World country--which it is for most--could not survive without the drug billions flowing into the country.

That is why their government and our government aren't really too interested in stopping that stuff. Absolutely everybody is on the take in Mexico, everybody. And up here...?


Oh, without a doubt. To much gun running and drug smuggling across the borders. Billion dollar business going on right now.




 
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