Ex-U.S. Drug Czar Warns of Mexican Border Rush Because of Cartel Violence
January 08, 2009
A former U.S. drug czar warned that drug-fueled violence from Mexico could spll across the border in a written report.
"A failure by the Mexican political system to curtail lawlessness and violence could result (in) a surge of millions of refugees crossing the U.S. border to escape the domestic misery of violence, failed economic policy, poverty, hunger, joblessness, and the mindless cruelty and injustice of a criminal state," wrote Barry McCaffrey, in an after-action report based on the Dec. 5-7 International Forum of Intelligence & Security Specialists in Mexico, an advisory group to Mexican law enforcement leaders.
Read Full Story
Request more info about this product / service / company
Displaying 1 - 1 of 1
informed @ 12/9/2011 1:18 PM
I visited Juarez Mexico in 2000 seeking a leisure vacation. Within two hours I could sense the desperation and low-brow criminal activity. I left quickly back to El Paso. I could not imagine how bad things would get in Juarez by 2010; however, I can now guess was a calculated epidemic.
Join the Discussion
Other Recent News
San Antonio police officer Robert Deckard, who was shot in the head Sunday during a...
Attorneys for Elias Montoya announced Sunday that they are reviewing the allegations...
A Marion County (Ore.) Sheriff's deputy is in fair condition after being wounded in a...
Sandoval County, N.M., sheriff’s Sgt. Robert Baron, who was injured Thursday while...
Deputy Brad Perry died at 5:50 a.m. Monday at UAB Hospital. He was injured Dec. 3 and...