More Drug Cartels Articles

  • Mexico nabs No. 2 in Beltran-Leyva gang

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican police said Wednesday they have captured a man identified as the second highest-ranking figure in the once-powerful Beltran Leyva drug cartel. The head of Mexico's federal police, Monte Alejandro Rubido, said suspect Arnoldo Villa Sanchez was arrested Tuesday, in an...

  • Mexico arrests mayor for drug cartel extortion

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in western Mexico arrested the mayor of a city that once served as a stronghold of the Knights Templar drug cartel on charges that he helped the gang extort money from city council members. Prosecutors in Michoacan state said late Tuesday that they arrested...

  • Eric Holder in hot water with federal judge over drug sentencing guidelines

    Attorney General Eric Holder is the nation's chief law enforcement officer, so his job is to enforce laws duly passed by Congress and signed by the president. Nowhere in his job description does the AG get to decide unilaterally to reduce federal drug sentencing guidelines. Don't expect Holder...

  • Cut off Hezbollah's lifeline to international financing

    For too long Hezbollah has been able to conduct its illegal operations unhindered by the threat of a direct response from the United States. The jihadist group originally established by Iran has expanded its reach and shifted its strategy to operate in virtually every corner of the world...



From the Weekly Standard

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    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

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