Browsing All posts tagged under »Mexican Drug Cartel Wars«

Trump Should Take On The Mexican Cartels

November 7, 2019 by

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By James Carafano ~ At least nine American women and children were slaughtered in northern Mexico on Monday, the victims of cartel violence. Tragically, such carnage is all too common. The unchecked power of criminal enterprises in Mexico poses an unacceptable threat, not just to Mexico, but to the entire Western Hemisphere. The cartels’ reach […]

Looking At The Homicide Statistics Of Mexico And Other Nations In The Western Hemisphere

January 25, 2016 by

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By Allan Wall ~ In a new year, Mexican homicide statistics from the previous year are published. It’s a grisly business, examining statistics representing real people who were homicide victims. Hopefully, patterns can be found in these morbid statistics, knowledge of which could be used to reduce homicides. First, let’s look at the ten Mexican […]

A Hero Killed. Mexico’s Shame

November 29, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ She was last seen begging for her daughter to be left alone before leaving with her kidnappers – who this time did finally kill her: IN life she made headlines around the world. In death the renown of Maria Santos Gorrostieta, a local politician from Mexico, has grown ever larger. As […]

Drugs, Billions, and Mexico

July 30, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Mexico has always been seen as somewhat entertaining in American culture. In films from the midpoint of the last century, Mexicans were either buffoonish, but evil cutthroats or amusing sidekicks. For years Mexico was a vacation destination for Americans. Not any more. Today and in a growing crescendo for many years, […]

Is Fast and Furious the Next Watergate?

May 6, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ When suspects in a crime are interrogated, they often develop memory loss. When the crime is running guns to drug cartels on both sides of the border, the crime involves the murder of a U.S. Border Patrol officer, Brian Terry, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent, Jaime Zapata, and countless Mexican citizens. […]

Sinaloa Cartel And Zetas Now Mexico’s Biggest Drug Gangs

November 1, 2011 by

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By Allan Wall Of the various  drug cartels shooting up Mexico, two  have come to dominate the scene. These are the Sinaloa Cartel and the Zetas. The Sinaloa Cartel is headed up by Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, who is actually on the Forbes magazine billionaire list. This gang is based in the northwestern state of […]

Thousands of Mexicans Missing Since Beginning of Drug War

April 8, 2011 by

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By Jim Kouri, CPP. The Mexican Human Rights Commission released a report this week claiming that thousands of people have disappeared in Mexico since 2006, the year President Felipe Calderon declared war on his country’s drug gangs. The commission has reported that well over 5,000 people have been missing since 2006.  The missing are not […]

WikiLeaks and the Mexican Drug War

December 7, 2010 by

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By Allan Wall “The fact is governments deal with the United States because it’s in their interest, not because they like us, not because they trust us and not because they think we can keep secrets.” Robert Gates, U.S. Secretary of Defense WikiLeaks, a website operated by Julian Assange  that publishes leaked material provided by […]

Voters Are Distracted In A Dangerous World

October 29, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba It is natural that Americans would be focused on the November 2nd elections, but it is worrisome that they are also distracted from a world that grows more volatile and dangerous by the day. Just across the southern border, Mexico is disintegrating into anarchy with mass murders occurring all the time. The […]

Mexico: The War Next Door

April 5, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba It is amazing how little national coverage there is of the vicious drug wars next door in Mexico that are driving Mexicans across the Texas, Arizona and New Mexico borders to seek asylum under the threat of death for themselves and their families. It is a war that now includes the murder […]

The Slaughter On The Southern Border

March 19, 2010 by

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By Michelle Malkin At a joint press conference with Mexican President Felipe Calderon last year, President Obama vowed to make ending border violence a “top priority.” How’s that hope and change working out? Drug-related crime is out of control, the State Department is warning spring-break vacationers to avoid the Mexican states of Durango, Coahuila and […]

Washington Remains Clueless About The Dangers Lurking On The Mexican Border

March 17, 2010 by

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By James Carafano, PhD Once again the White House is two steps behind the most imminent foreign policy and national security challenge. It is the one on the nation’s own doorstep – the criminal cartels operating in Mexico are a constant threat to the security, sovereignty, and prosperity of the United States. Between 5,000 and […]

Mexican Collapse Feeds Illegal Alien Problem In U.S.

February 25, 2009 by

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Michael Cutler This article on Fox News was brought to my attention by Bruce DeCell, a good friend who, given the circumstances under which we met, I would prefer that we had never met. Bruce is a founding member of 9/11 Families for a Secure America (9/11 FSA). He is a former New York City […]

Just Where Is The War Zone?

December 16, 2008 by

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IRAQ IS SAFER Andrew Bolt Strategy Page on the drugs war in Mexico: This month, about 26 people a day are dying from criminal and terrorist violence a day in Iraq. That’s a bit lower than the death toll in northern Mexico, which on a bad day (like last November 3rd) saw 58 people killed. […]